Pločica

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Pločica
Плочица
Village
The Orthodox Church
The Orthodox Church
Pločica is located in Serbia
Pločica
Pločica
Location of Pločica within Serbia
Coordinates: 44°43′07″N 20°53′02″E / 44.71861°N 20.88389°E / 44.71861; 20.88389Coordinates: 44°43′07″N 20°53′02″E / 44.71861°N 20.88389°E / 44.71861; 20.88389
Country Serbia
Province Vojvodina
District South Banat
Elevation 57 m (187 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Pločica 2,044
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 26229
Area code(s) +381(0)13
Car plates KO

Pločica (Serbian Cyrillic: Плочица) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Kovin municipality, in the South Banat District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Serb ethnic majority (94.32%) and a population of 2,044 (2002 census).

Name[edit]

In Serbian the village is known as Pločica (Плочица), in Hungarian as Kevepallós, in German as Ploschitz or Blauschütz, and in Romanian as Plocița.

History[edit]

The area was originally settled by Serbs in the end of the 17th century and later by the German colonists in the end of the 18th century. In 1910, village had Serb majority and sizable Danube Swabian minority. Until the Second World War, 1,300 Danube Swabians lived in Pločica.[1]

Historical population[edit]

  • 1948: 2,364
  • 1953: 2,702
  • 1961: 2,371
  • 1971: 2,146
  • 1981: 2,100
  • 1991: 2,013

Ethnic groups[edit]

Year Total Serbs Yugoslavs Hungarians Montenegrins Macedonians Germans Romanians Other
1991 2,013 91.85% 2.83% 1.29% 1.19% 0.89% 0.49% 0.49% 0.26%
2002 2,044 94.32% 0.44% 2.1% 0.29% 0.29% 0.29% 0.29% 1.98%

References[edit]

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

See also[edit]

A house in Pločica.