Novi Žednik

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Novi Žednik
Нови Жедник
Village
Novi Žednik is located in Serbia
Novi Žednik
Novi Žednik
Coordinates: 45°56′N 19°40′E / 45.933°N 19.667°E / 45.933; 19.667
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,848
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Novi Žednik (Serbian Cyrillic: Нови Жедник) is a village located in the Subotica municipality, in the North Bačka District of Serbia. It is situated in the autonomous province of Vojvodina. The village has a Serb ethnic majority and its population numbering 2,848 people (2002 census). The village contains an elementary school, an old Orthodox church and a newly build Orthodox church as well a train station. The village has a Catholic minority who attend religious services in nearby village of Stari Žednik since there are no Catholic churches in this village.

Name[edit]

In Serbian the settlement is known as Novi Žednik (Нови Жедник), in Bunjevac as Novi Žednik, in Hungarian as Újfény, and in Croatian as Novi Žednik. Sometimes, it is known simply as Žednik (Жедник).

Ethnic groups (2002)[edit]

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 6,931
  • 1971: 6,090
  • 1981: 3,195
  • 1991: 2,932
  • 2011: 2,399

Famous people[edit]

References[edit]

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

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 45°56′N 19°40′E / 45.933°N 19.667°E / 45.933; 19.667