Krajišnik, Sečanj

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Krajišnik
Крајишник
Village
Park in the centre of the village
Park in the centre of the village
Krajišnik is located in Serbia
Krajišnik
Krajišnik
Location of Krajišnik within Serbia
Coordinates: 45°27′06″N 20°43′27″E / 45.45167°N 20.72417°E / 45.45167; 20.72417Coordinates: 45°27′06″N 20°43′27″E / 45.45167°N 20.72417°E / 45.45167; 20.72417
Country Serbia
Province Vojvodina
District Central Banat
Elevation 58 m (190 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Krajišnik 2,241
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 23231
Area code(s) +381(0)23
Car plates ZR

Krajišnik (Serbian Cyrillic: Крајишник) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Sečanj municipality, Central Banat District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Serb ethnic majority (91.83%) and its population is 2,241 people (2002 census).

Name[edit]

In Serbian, the village is known as Krajišnik or Крајишник, in German as Stefansfeld, in Hungarian as Istvánfölde (until 1890 Stefanföld), and in Croatian as Krajišnik. The name is derived from the word Krajina, and means "a resident of Krajina".

Its former name used in Serbian was Šupljaja / Шупљаја. This name is found in the records since 1660.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1869: 2,329
  • 1900: 2,344
  • 1948: 3,926
  • 1953: 3,733
  • 1961: 3,357
  • 1971: 2,712
  • 1981: 2,495
  • 1991: 2,428

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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