Janošik

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Janošik
Јаношик
Janošík
Village
Slovak Evangelical Lutheran Church
Slovak Evangelical Lutheran Church
Janošik is located in Serbia
Janošik
Janošik
Location of Janošik within Serbia
Coordinates: 45°10′50″N 21°00′56″E / 45.18056°N 21.01556°E / 45.18056; 21.01556Coordinates: 45°10′50″N 21°00′56″E / 45.18056°N 21.01556°E / 45.18056; 21.01556
Country Serbia
Province Vojvodina
District South Banat
Elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Janošik 1,171
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 26362
Area code(s) +381(0)13
Car plates PA
The Lutheran (Slovak) church.

Janošik (Serbian Cyrillic: Јаношик, Slovak: Jánošík) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the municipality of Alibunar, in the South Banat District, in the province of Vojvodina. The village has a Slovak ethnic majority (91,63%) and a population of 1,171 people (2002 census).

Name[edit]

The modern name of the village is of Slovak origin. The historical Serbian name of the village was Aleksandrovac (Александровац), i.e. "the place of Aleksandar / Alexander" and the meaning of this name is also reflected in Hungarian name version Újsándorfalva, which means "(new) village of Alexander". Another Serbian name used for the village was Slovački Aleksandrovac (Словачки Александровац), i.e. "Slovak Aleksandrovac".

History[edit]

The village was founded in 1812 by Hungarian Count Fülöp Sándor de Szlavnicza and was named after him as Újsándorfalva.

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1961 1,467 —    
1971 1,488 +1.4%
1981 1,372 −7.8%
1991 1,225 −10.7%
2002 1,171 −4.4%

Notable residents[edit]

  • The village is the birthplace of the Hungarian Lutheran theologian and writer Andor Járosi (1897–1944).

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Republika Srbija, Republički zavod za statistiku, Popis stanovništva, domaćinstava i stanova u 2002, Stanovništvo 1, Nacionalna ili etnička pripadnost - podaci po naseljima, Beograd, Februar 2003.
  • Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
  • Borislav Jankulov, Pregled kolonizacije Vojvodine u XVIII i XIX veku, Novi Sad - Pančevo, 2003.

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