Horgoš

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Horgoš
Хоргош
Horgos
Village
Main street in Horgoš
Main street in Horgoš
Horgoš is located in Serbia
Horgoš
Horgoš
Location of Horgoš within Serbia
Horgoš is located in Vojvodina
Horgoš
Horgoš
Location of Horgoš within Vojvodina
Coordinates: 46°09′12″N 19°58′13″E / 46.15333°N 19.97028°E / 46.15333; 19.97028Coordinates: 46°09′12″N 19°58′13″E / 46.15333°N 19.97028°E / 46.15333; 19.97028
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
District North Banat
Elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Horgoš 6,325
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24410; 24411
Area code(s) +381(0)24
Car plates KA
Aerial view of the Horgoš border crossing into Hungary.
One of the busiest border crossings in Serbia at Horgoš
A 1987 passport stamp from Horgoš.

Horgoš (Serbian: Хоргош, Horgoš, Hungarian: Horgos) is a village located in Kanjiža municipality, in the North Banat District of Serbia. It is situated in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. The village has a Hungarian ethnic majority (83.82%) and its population numbering 6,325 people (2002 census). Near the village is the main national border crossing into Hungary.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 7,871
  • 1971: 7,823
  • 1981: 7,640
  • 1991: 7,201
  • 2002: 6,325

Famous residents[edit]

The village was the seat of the famous Hungarian noble family, the Kárász de Horgos et Szentpéter.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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