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Novi Slankamen (Serbian Cyrillic: Нови Сланкамен) is a village in Serbia. It is located in the municipality of Inđija, Syrmia District, Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. Novi Slankamen is situated about 15 kilometers east of Inđija, on the bank of Danube (Dunav) and has a total population of 3,421 (2002 census).
Its name means "New Slankamen", while the name of the neighbouring village, Stari Slankamen, means "Old Slankamen". The name "Slankamen" itself means "the salty stone".
- Latitude: 45.1253,
- Longitude: 20.2394,
- Altitude - feet 459 Lat (DMS) 45° 7' 31N Long (DMS) 20° 14' 22E Altitude (meters) 139
- Time zone (est) UTC+1(+2DT)
- Approximate population for 7 km radius from this point: 10,059
During the wars in the Former Yugoslavia, most Croats left Novi Slankamen and other settlements in the Serbian part of Syrmia. They moved to Croatia, Western Europe, North America, and Australia, while Serb refugees from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Kosovo settled in said places.
- 1961: 4,372
- 1971: 4,005
- 1981: 3,210
- 1991: 2,977
The local economy is based primarily on cultivation of orchards and vineyards.
- Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
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