The Romanian Orthodox Church in Mali Torak
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Torak (Serbian Cyrillic: Торак; Romanian: Torac), formerly known as Begejci (Serbian Cyrillic: Бегејци), is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Žitište municipality, in the Central Banat District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Romanian ethnic majority (62.45%) and its population numbering 2,850 people (2002 census).
Name and Geography
Historically, the village was made from two parts - one named Mali Torak (Serbian Cyrillic: Мали Торак, Romanian: Toracu Mic, German: Kleintorak, Hungarian: Kis-Tárnok, "little Torak"), and another named Veliki Torak (Serbian Cyrillic: Велики Торак, Romanian: Toracul Mare , German: Großtorak, Hungarian: Nagy-Tárnok, "great Torak").
- 1961: 5,198
- 1971: 4,817
- 1981: 4,289
- 1991: 3,700
- Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.
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