Map of Plavna and other settlements in the neighborhood
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Plavna (Serbian Cyrillic: Плавна) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Bač municipality, in the South Bačka District, Vojvodina province. Its population is ethnically mixed and numbering 1,392 people (2002 census).
Ethnic groups (2002 census)
Its population include:
According to 1991 census, population of the village included 497 Croats, 389 Serbs, 278 Yugoslavs, 196 Hungarians.
- 1961: 2,662
- 1971: 2,033
- 1981: 1,712
- 1991: 1,538
- 2002: 1,392
There is a possibility of hunting deer, doe buck, wild boar, as well as hare, pheasant, partridge and wild duck on an area of 600 hectares covered by wheat and corn.
Hunting ground Plavna – Lovačka kuća (Houting house) is located in the village of Plavna surrounded by forest. Along with usual hounting activities, it offers the possibility of tours of the hunting ground, photo – safari, observing wild life. Restaurant can receive 100 quests.
- Plavna is the birthplace of Antun Gustav Matoš's father who was Bunjevac.
- József Novotny (1908–1944), chaiplan, martyr of the Roman Catholic Church, a Hungarian of Czech or Slovak origin.
- Bálint Magyar de Palona (? - 1573), Hungarian general, captain of Fonyód.
- Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
- (Croatian) Društvo Antuna Gustava Matoša Tovarnik Biografija