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; 20.217Coordinates: 45°13′N 20°13′E / 45.217°N 20.217°E / 45.217; 20.217
Country Serbia
Province Vojvodina
DistrictSouth Bačka District
 • Total29.8 km2 (11.5 sq mi)
80 m (260 ft)
 • Total1,114
 • Density37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
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, South Bačka District, Vojvodina, Serbia. The village has a Serb ethnic majority and its population numbering 1,114 people (as of 2011 census).


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


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.


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As of 2011 census, the village of Lok has a population of 1,114 inhabitants.

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