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Trešnjevac

Oromhegyes

Трешњевац
Village
The Saint Michael Archangel Catholic Church
Trešnjevac is located in Serbia
Trešnjevac
Trešnjevac
Location of Trešnjevac within Serbia
Coordinates: 45°58′28″N 19°59′06″E / 45.97444°N 19.98500°E / 45.97444; 19.98500Coordinates: 45°58′28″N 19°59′06″E / 45.97444°N 19.98500°E / 45.97444; 19.98500
CountrySerbia
ProvinceVojvodina
DistrictNorth Banat
Elevation
87 m (285 ft)
Population
(2002)
 • Trešnjevac1,868
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
24426
Area code(s)+381(0)24
Car platesKA

Trešnjevac (Serbian Cyrillic: Трешњевац, Hungarian: Oromhegyes) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Kanjiža municipality, in the North Banat District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Hungarian ethnic majority (96.19%) and its population numbering 1,868 people (2002 census).

History[edit]

Human communities have lived in this area as early as in the stone age. The first written record about the settlement is from 1271. The record mention it under the name Fel-Adrian. Modern Trešnjevac was founded around the 1850s.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 2,357
  • 1971: 2,304
  • 1981: 2,135
  • 1991: 2,028
  • 2002: 1,868
  • 2011: 1,763

Features[edit]

The inhabitants of the village are mostly farmers; sheep breeding is one of the characteristic features of Trešnjevac.

Politics[edit]

During the Bosnian War, the Zitzer Club (Zitzer Spiritual Republic) was an important gathering place for those, who resisted the ongoing war. The foreign media paid special attention to it.

Cultural life[edit]

Gazdag Ág, organized in Trešnjevac, is one of the most important folk events in the municipality. It is a competition between folk organizations. The aim of the event is to give platform to the rich cultural heritage of ethnic Hungarian villages in the region. The German Filmmakers Marc Haenecke and Michael Leuthner shot a feature-length documentary about the zitzer club, which was broadcast on German TV and was shown on several filmfestivals.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]