Donji Tavankut

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Donji Tavankut
Доњи Таванкут
Village
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Donji Tavankut (Serbian Cyrillic: Доњи Таванкут), also known simply as Tavankut (Таванкут), is a village located some 16 km west of Subotica, Serbia. It is located in the Subotica municipality, in the North Bačka District of Serbia, in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina.

Name[edit]

In Serbian the village is known as Donji Tavankut or Доњи Таванкут, in Croatian as Donji Tavankut, in Bunjevac as Donji Tavankut, and in Hungarian as Alsó-Tavankút.

Population[edit]

1991[edit]

According to the 1991 Census, Donji Tavankut had a population of 2,710 inhabitants, including:

2002[edit]

According to the 2002 Census, Donji Tavankut has a population of 2,631 inhabitants, including:

Historical population[edit]

  • 1981: 2,719
  • 1991: 2,710
  • 2002: 2,631

Geography[edit]

Tavankut includes several relatively separate smaller communities ("kraj"), such as Čikerija (or Čekerija), Sajc (or Nemirna ravnica), Vuković Kraj, Marinkić Kraj, Zlatni Kraj, Skenderovo, Dikanovac, Kaponja (or Kapunja).

Features[edit]

It has two railway stations (Donji Tavankut and Skenderovo) on the railroad from Subotica to Sombor (and further to Bezdan, Apatin or Erdut). It also has a primary school (”Matija Gubec”), and football (soccer) club OFK Tavankut. The main pubs/cafés in Tavankut are: Tango, Teens, Jugoslavija (closd down), and Tri muve.

Economy[edit]

In earlier times, Tavankut was known for its wine production. Recently, however, it became best known for its apples. Nowadays, growing plums, strawberries, and peaches are getting more popular.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 46°02′52″N 19°29′27″E / 46.0478°N 19.4908°E / 46.0478; 19.4908