Karađorđevo (Bačka Palanka)
Windmill in Karađorđevo
Map of the Bačka Palanka municipality, showing the location of Karađorđevo
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Karađorđevo (Serbian Cyrillic: Карађорђево) is a village located in the Bačka Palanka municipality, in the South Bačka District of Serbia. It is situated in the autonomous province of Vojvodina. Karađorđevo had a total population of 1,077 inhabitants in 1991 and 1,012 inhabitants in 2002. Karađorđevo comprise 1.8% of Bačka Palanka municipality population. It is located 10 kilometers northwest of Bačka Palanka.
The Karađorđevo hunting ground, established in 1885, has served as a representative hunting resorts for kings, nobility and statesmen. It is managed by the Karađorđevo Military Establishment. One part of the property is a special nature reserve.
Karađorđevo is the youngest place in municipality. It was founded as a horse farm called Mentelep by Hungarians in 1904. It became Agricultural property in 1946 and workers started settling around horse farm and agricultural property and formed three parts of the village: the oldest one, Beli Majur (White Homestead), Gornji Majur (Upper Homestead) and Donji Majur (Lower Homestead). Nearby forest became a hunting ground and president of Yugoslavia Josip Broz Tito had built a residence near the village.
In March 1991, Croatian president Franjo Tuđman and Serbian president Slobodan Milošević held a meeting in Karađorđevo that was controversial because they reportedly discussed the partition of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
In the 2002 census, the village had 1,012 inhabitants, including:
- 1981: 1,147
- 1991: 1,077
- 2002: 1,012
- Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
- Bačka Palanka
- South Bačka District
- List of places in Serbia
- List of cities, towns and villages in Vojvodina
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