Surduk

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Surduk
Сурдук
Village
The Orthodox church of St.Nicholas
The Orthodox church of St.Nicholas
Surduk is located in Serbia
Surduk
Surduk
Coordinates: 45°05′N 20°19′E / 45.083°N 20.317°E / 45.083; 20.317
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Area
 • Total 134 sq mi (34,6 km2)
Elevation 358 ft (109 m)
Population (2002)
 • Total 1,589
 • Density 1,190/sq mi (45,9/km2)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) (+381) 022

Surduk (Serbian Cyrillic: Сурдук) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Stara Pazova municipality, in the Srem District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Serb ethnic majority and its population numbering 1,589 people (2002 census).

Name[edit]

Surduk derives its name from the Turkish word for the cliffs near the Danube river. In ancient times it was known as Rittium. In Croatian it is known as Surduk, and in Hungarian as Szurdok.

Ethnic groups (2002 census)[edit]

  • Serbs = 1,463 (92.07%)
  • Roma = 61
  • Slovaks = 10
  • others (including Hungarians, Croats, etc.).

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 1,782
  • 1971: 1,467
  • 1981: 1,332
  • 1991: 1,253

References[edit]

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

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 45°05′N 20°19′E / 45.083°N 20.317°E / 45.083; 20.317