Martinci

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Martinci

Мартинци (Serbian)
Serbian Orthodox church
Serbian Orthodox church
Martinci is located in Serbia
Martinci
Martinci
Coordinates: 45°01′N 19°28′E / 45.017°N 19.467°E / 45.017; 19.467
Country Serbia
Province Vojvodina
MunicipalitySremska Mitrovica
Population
 (2002)
 • Total3,639
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Martinci (Serbian Cyrillic: Мартинци) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Sremska Mitrovica municipality, Srem District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Serb ethnic majority and its population numbering 3,639 people (2002 census).

Name[edit]

In Serbian, the village is known as Martinci (Мартинци), in Croatian as Martinci, and in Hungarian as Martinc. It was named upon Saint Martin. The name of the village in Serbian is in the plural, and therefore it is grammatically correct to refer to it as "Martinci are" instead of "Martinci is". A hypothetical singular version of the name would be Martinac.

History[edit]

Traianus Decius, Roman Emperor (249-251), born in Budalia (modern Martinci)

It is one of the oldest places in Vojvodina. During Roman rule, the village was known as Budalia and was a place of birth of Roman emperor Traianus Decius (249-251).

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 4,396
  • 1971: 4,003
  • 1981: 3,975
  • 1991: 3,663

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°01′N 19°28′E / 45.017°N 19.467°E / 45.017; 19.467