Svilojevo

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Svilojevo
Свилојево
Szilágyi
Village
Saint Stephen the King Catholic Church.
Saint Stephen the King Catholic Church.
Svilojevo is located in Serbia
Svilojevo
Svilojevo
Coordinates: 45°39′N 19°04′E / 45.650°N 19.067°E / 45.650; 19.067
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,179
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Svilojevo (Serbian Cyrillic: Свилојево, Hungarian: Szilágyi) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Apatin municipality, in the West Bačka District, Vojvodina province. The population of the village numbering 1,179 people (2011 census), most of whom are ethnic Hungarians.

History[edit]

In 2001, Svilojevo celebrated one hundred years since its establishment, and in 2006, the more recently renovated church became a hundred years old.

On the session of the Municipality of Apatin in June 2006, the Hungarian gained official in Svilojevo. Previously, Serbian had been the sole official language in this village,[1] although Hungarians had composed a majority in the village.

Ethnic groups (2002 census)[edit]

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 1,785
  • 1971: 1,667
  • 1981: 1,490
  • 1991: 1,278
  • 2002: 1,364
  • 2011: 1,179

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
  1. ^ (Croatian) Zvonik br. 141 Hrvatski u službenoj uporabi u Sonti, July 2006

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°39′N 19°04′E / 45.650°N 19.067°E / 45.650; 19.067