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|Elevation||100 m (300 ft)|
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Izbište (Serbian Cyrillic: Избиште, pronounced [ǐzbiːʃtɛ]) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Vršac municipality, in the South Banat District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Serb ethnic majority (86.74%) and its population is 1,464 according to the 2011 census.
The first written evidence
The oldest preserved written document in which the mentioned populated place Izbište dates from 1660, and it follows that from 1666 year. In both cases it is a hand written scrapbook of Serbian Orthodox Church priest, who keeps track of the contributions of households. Scrapbook or "Katastig", as was then called, contains a list of financial and commodity contributions, which are, by any obligation or voluntarily, are given to Serbian Patriarchate of Peć. This document is now stored in the Library of Serbian Patriarchate.
- Žarko Zrenjanin-Uča – people's hero of Yugoslavia, partisan and leader of communist movement in Vojvodina, was born in 1902 in Izbište.
- Isa Jovanović – people's hero, Yugoslav partisan, after the war a member of the Council of the Federation of the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia
- Anđa Jovanović-Ranković – people's hero, Yugoslav partisan, killed during World War II in Yugoslavia.
The post-war development of Izbište was stop by destruction of brick-field and power plant. Izbište had up to 3500 inhabitants,which many of them educated and as such, went for the Vršac, Bela Crkva, Pančevo, Belgrade and then continued their career in his work.
Young wheat field
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