Stari Žednik

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Stari Žednik
Стари Жедник
Žednik
Village
The Saint Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church
The Saint Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church
Stari Žednik is located in Serbia
Stari Žednik
Stari Žednik
Coordinates: 45°57′N 19°38′E / 45.950°N 19.633°E / 45.950; 19.633
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Stari Žednik (also known as Žednik) is a village located in the Subotica municipality, in the North Bačka District of Serbia. It is situated in the autonomous province of Vojvodina. The village is ethnically mixed and, according to the 2002 census, it has 2,230 inhabitants with a Croatian relative majority.

Name[edit]

In Serbian the village is known as Стари Жедник / Stari Žednik or Жедник / Žednik, in Croatian as Žednik (since 2009)[1] or Stari Žednik (before 2009), in Hungarian as Nagyfény, and in Bunjevac as Stari Žednik or Žednik.

Ethnic groups (2002 census)[edit]

Historical population[edit]

  • 1981: 2,472
  • 1991: 2,323
  • 2011: 1,961

Tourist attractions[edit]

The Saint Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church was built by the plans of Zsigmond Moravetz, in neogothic style and opened in 1911. Its first parish priest was Hungarian Benjamin Hegedűs, and the current one is Croat Željko Šipek, who serves the community in both, Croatian and Hungarian.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
  1. ^ (in Croatian) Radio Subotica Archived 2011-07-26 at the Wayback Machine. Tradicijski nazivi naselja vraćaju mještanima osjećaj sigurnosti, Nov 20, 2009, accessed Nov 23, 2009

Coordinates: 45°57′N 19°38′E / 45.950°N 19.633°E / 45.950; 19.633