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Map of Plavna and other settlements in the neighborhood
Map of Plavna and other settlements in the neighborhood
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Municipality Bač
Population (2002)
 • Total 1,392
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

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).


In Serbian, the village is known as Plavna (Плавна), in Croatian (Šokac) as Plavna, in Hungarian as Palona, and in German as Plawingen.


It is located 150 km north of Belgrade and 75 km of Novi Sad, the capital of the province of Vojvodina, at the southwest of Bačka.

Ethnic groups (2002 census)[edit]

Its population include:

According to 1991 census, population of the village included 497 Croats, 389 Serbs, 278 Yugoslavs, 196 Hungarians.

Historical population[edit]

  • 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.

Notable inhabitants[edit]


See also[edit]


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

Coordinates: 45°20′48.84″N 19°07′32.16″E / 45.3469000°N 19.1256000°E / 45.3469000; 19.1256000