Stajićevo

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Stajićevo
Стајићево
Village
The Orthodox Church
The Orthodox Church
Stajićevo is located in Serbia
Stajićevo
Stajićevo
Location of Stajićevo within Serbia
Stajićevo is located in Vojvodina
Stajićevo
Stajićevo
Location of Stajićevo within Vojvodina
Coordinates: 45°17′23″N 20°27′14″E / 45.28972°N 20.45389°E / 45.28972; 20.45389Coordinates: 45°17′23″N 20°27′14″E / 45.28972°N 20.45389°E / 45.28972; 20.45389
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
District Central Banat
Elevation 76 m (249 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Stajićevo 1,999
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 23204
Area code(s) +381(0)23
Car plates ZR

Stajićevo (Serbian Cyrillic: Стајићево) is a village in Serbia. It is located in the Zrenjanin municipality, in the Central Banat District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Serb ethnic majority (96.29%) and its population numbering 1,999 people (2002 census).

Name[edit]

Names in other languages: Hungarian: Óécska, German: Alt-Etschka.

History[edit]

Stajićevo was founded in 1922 and was settled by Serb families from Elemir, Aradac, Farkaždin, Ečka, Taraš, Kumane, Botoš, and Orlovat. [1] Whole families came in a new village, which is founded in park of count Lazar d’Echka, respectively it of his successor Felix d’Harnoncourt; the streets received those names, where they came from: Elemirski sokak (Elemir’ corner), Aradački sokak, Farkaždinski sokak, Taraški sokak, Kumanovski and Botoški sokak. Them guided orthodox priest with name Stajić from village Taraš and from him became name this new village. He is buried in Stajićevo on cemetery. Until 1925, about 200 houses was built, which were populated by 1,000 inhabitants of Serb ethnicity. In 1991, a notorious concentration camp was created by Serbs for Croatian POWs and civilians from Vukovar known as the Stajićevo camp (Logor Stajićevo). Former prisoners from Vukovar visited this place on farm Livade on 22. April, 2009.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 1,413
  • 1971: 1,607
  • 1981: 1,993
  • 1991: 2,058
  • 2002: 1,999

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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