Telečka

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Telečka
Телечка
Bácsgyulafalva
Village
The Saint Mary Catholic Church.
The Saint Mary Catholic Church.
Telečka is located in Serbia
Telečka
Telečka
Coordinates: 45°48′N 19°23′E / 45.800°N 19.383°E / 45.800; 19.383
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Population (2002)
 • Total 2,084
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

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.

History[edit]

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)[edit]

Historical population[edit]

Telečka sands
  • 1961: 2,996
  • 1971: 2,665
  • 1981: 2,429
  • 1991: 2,138

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°48′N 19°23′E / 45.800°N 19.383°E / 45.800; 19.383