Lokve, Alibunar

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Lokve
Локве
Sân-Mihai, Simiai
Village
The Romanian Orthodox church
The Romanian Orthodox church
Lokve is located in Serbia
Lokve
Lokve
Location of Lokve within Serbia
Coordinates: 45°09′06″N 21°01′31″E / 45.15167°N 21.02528°E / 45.15167; 21.02528Coordinates: 45°09′06″N 21°01′31″E / 45.15167°N 21.02528°E / 45.15167; 21.02528
Country Serbia
Province Vojvodina
District South Banat
Elevation 76 m (249 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Lokve 2,002
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 26361
Area code(s) +381(0)13
Car plates PA

Lokve (Serbian Cyrillic: Локве, Romanian: Locve, Sân-Mihai or Simiai) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Alibunar municipality, in the South Banat District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Romanian ethnic majority (90.85%) and a population of 2,002 people (2002 census). More than half of population of Lokve lives abroad, mainly in USA and Switzerland.[1]

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In Serbian, the village is known as Lokve (Локве), in Romanian as Sân-Mihai or Simiai, and in Hungarian as Végszentmihály.

Historical population[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1948 4,184 —    
1953 4,246 +1.5%
1961 4,243 −0.1%
1971 3,826 −9.8%
1981 3,511 −8.2%
1991 2,450 −30.2%
2002 2,002 −18.3%

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
  • 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.
  • Na temeljima gde je prvobitno bilo smešteno naselje pronađeni su praistorijski predmeti i jedan srebrni denar iz doba kralja Domicijana (51 - 96. pre n.e.). U ataru susednog sela Janošik pronađeni su temelji kuće iz doba Rimljana i kraljevski novac. Prilikom iskopa temelja Crkve u Alibunaru pronađen je novac sa amblemom Rima i natpisom Vibius, Tribarianus, Gallus.


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