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Telečka (Serbian Cyrillic: Телечка, Hungarian: Bácsgyulafalva) is a village in Serbia. It is in the Sombor municipality, in the West Bačka District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Hungarian ethnic majority and its population is 2,084 people (2002 census). It is surrounded by a sandy region, also referred to as Telečka, or Telečka sands.
Settlement was built in 1883-1884 by Hungarian colonists. First census was conducted in 1890 and it recorded population of 2,479 inhabitants. Before the First World War this village was part of Bács-Bodrog County (Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary). Since 1918, it is part of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (later renamed to Yugoslavia). Today, the village has a Hungarian ethnic majority with more than 70% of the population.
Ethnic groups (2002 census)
- Hungarians = 1,508 (72.36%)
- Serbs = 429 (20.59%)
- Romani = 37 (1.78%)
- Yugoslavs = 23 (1.10%)
- Croats = 13 (0.62%)
- 1961: 2,996
- 1971: 2,665
- 1981: 2,429
- 1991: 2,138
- Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
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