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Banatski Sokolac (Serbian Cyrillic: Банатски Соколац) is a village located in the Plandište municipality, in the South Banat District of Serbia. It is situated in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. The village has a Serb ethnic majority (91,80%) and its population numbering 366 people (2002 census). Sokolac is also a sight of the annual Rockvillage festival held in the local school yard, for this occasion many former residents pay a visit.

Banatski Sokolac

Банатски Соколац
Village
Banatski Sokolac is located in Serbia
Banatski Sokolac
Banatski Sokolac
Location of Banatski Sokolac within Serbia
Coordinates: 45°15′00″N 21°04′00″E / 45.25000°N 21.06667°E / 45.25000; 21.06667Coordinates: 45°15′00″N 21°04′00″E / 45.25000°N 21.06667°E / 45.25000; 21.06667
CountrySerbia
ProvinceVojvodina
DistrictSouth Banat
Elevation
77 m (253 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Banatski Sokolac366
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)+381(0)13
Car plates

A Bob Marley statue was placed in the village in September 2008.

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Historical populationEdit

  • 1961: 728
  • 1971: 622
  • 1981: 458
  • 1991: 369
  • 2002: 366

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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