Vatin

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This article is about the village. For VATIN, see Value added tax identification number.
Vatin
Batin
Village
The main street and the Orthodox Church
The main street and the Orthodox Church
Vatin is located in Serbia
Vatin
Vatin
Location of Vatin within Serbia
Vatin is located in Vojvodina
Vatin
Vatin
Location of Vatin within Vojvodina
Coordinates: 45°14′03″N 21°14′22″E / 45.23417°N 21.23944°E / 45.23417; 21.23944Coordinates: 45°14′03″N 21°14′22″E / 45.23417°N 21.23944°E / 45.23417; 21.23944
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
District South Banat
Elevation 82 m (269 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Vatin 239
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 26337
Area code(s) +381(0)13
Car plates
The Birth of Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic church
The Moravica River near Vatin

Vatin (Serbian Cyrillic: Ватин) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Vršac municipality, in the South Banat District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Serb ethnic majority (53.2%) with a seizable Hungarian minority (26.8%) and its population numbering 239 people (2011 census).

Name[edit]

In Serbian, the village is known as Vatin (Ватин), in Hungarian as Versecvát, and in German as Wattin.

History[edit]

Bronze Age graves of south Russian steppe nomads was found in the village, as well as 14th century BC duck-shaped vases were found in Vatin.[1]

Area of Vatin culture

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 553
  • 1971: 489
  • 1981: 417
  • 1991: 316
  • 2002: 250
  • 2011: 239

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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