Lok (Titel)

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The Orthodox Church
The Orthodox Church
Lok is located in Serbia
Coordinates: 45°13′N 20°13′E / 45.217°N 20.217°E / 45.217; 20.217
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Municipality Titel
Population (2002)
 • Total 1,255
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Map of the Titel municipality and Šajkaška region, showing the location of Lok
The Catholic Church

Lok (Serbian Cyrillic: Лок) is a village located in the Titel municipality, in the South Bačka District of Serbia. It is situated in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. The village has a Serb ethnic majority and its population numbering 1,255 people (2002 census).


In Serbian, the village is known as Lok (Лок), and in Hungarian as Sajkáslak.


The village Lok live 1024 adult residents, and the average age is 42.4 years (40.5 for men and 44.3 for women). The village has 459 households, and the average number of persons per household is 2.73.

This village is mainly inhabited by Serbs (according to the census of 2002.), And the last three censuses, noticed a decline in population.


In the alluvial plain of the Danube built several sandbars and islands that their relative heights of 5–6 metres dominate the lower and wetter alluvial terrain. In the literature it is considered that these islands and ade neerodirani parts alvijalne terraces created by the Danube with its accumulation. Such a sizeable island was used to build it in a little village named Lok.


Lok is first mentioned in 1445 in Bač County. Mid-fifteenth century, he was in possession of Titel Archdiocese. Throughout the sixteenth and seventeenth century there is no mention of it, and only the Turkish border Jednaje map out in 1690. The Locke got his tag. Residents of this shop are probably immigrants from the Patriarch of Čarnojević in 1690. Nine years later, Lok already has 27 head of household with 10 married sons. Year in 1715. There are five taxpayers, and 1717 he already paid 30 florins taxes. Two years later, the 1719 Lok has 9, and in 1727. The 11 taxpayers. Year in 1732. population is expected to pay a 54 forint war and 19 florins county taxes.

When it Mošorin and Lok settled graničari demobilized from Subotica, Lok became a military trench. How was designated for Šajkaš, he is following the lifting of the military border was first dosetaka and more years under the county, and then to the Šajkaš Battalion. During the period Šajkaš Battalion Lok had significantly more homes. Thus, in 1762. was 32, in 1773. 33, and in 1786. 32 Again, the 1792 The 39 Serbian homes with 171 inhabitants. After demobilization Šajkaš Battalion 1873 Lok again merged Bačka County.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 1,789
  • 1971: 1,688
  • 1981: 1,509
  • 1991: 1,302
  • 2008: 1,402

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 45°13′N 20°13′E / 45.217°N 20.217°E / 45.217; 20.217