Central Banat District

The Central Banat District (Serbian: Средњобанатски округ / Srednjobanatski okrug, pronounced [srêdɲoːbǎnaːtskiː ôkruːɡ]; Hungarian: Közép-bánsági körzet) is one of seven administrative districts of the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia. It lies in the geographical region of Banat. According to the 2011 census results, it has a population of 186,851 inhabitants. The administrative center is the city of Zrenjanin.

Central Banat District

Srednjobanatski okrug
Средњобанатски округ
Közép-bánsági körzet
Location of the Central Banat District within Serbia
Location of the Central Banat District within Serbia
Coordinates: 45°22′N 20°23′E / 45.367°N 20.383°E / 45.367; 20.383Coordinates: 45°22′N 20°23′E / 45.367°N 20.383°E / 45.367; 20.383
Country Serbia
ProvinceVojvodina Vojvodina
Administrative centerZrenjanin
Government
 • CommissionerDušan Šijan
Area
 • Total3,256 km2 (1,257 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 census)
 • Total187,667
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeRS-02
Municipalities4 and 1 city
Settlements55
- Cities and towns4
- Villages51
Websitewww.srednjobanatski.okrug.gov.rs
Map of Central Banat District
Ethnic map of Central Banat District (2002 census)

NameEdit

In Serbian, the district is known as Srednjobanatski okrug or Средњобанатски округ, in Croatian as Srednjobanatski okrug, in Hungarian as Közép-bánsági körzet, in Slovak as Sredobanátsky okres, in Romanian as Districtul Banatul Central, and in Rusyn as Стредобанатски окрух.

MunicipalitiesEdit

It encompasses the city of Zrenjanin and the following municipalities:

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±% p.a.
1948218,821—    
1953221,667+0.26%
1961229,812+0.45%
1971231,486+0.07%
1981230,962−0.02%
1991221,353−0.42%
2002208,456−0.54%
2011187,667−1.16%
Source: [1]

According to the last official census done in 2011, the Central Banat District has 187,667 inhabitants.

Ethnic groupsEdit

Ethnic composition of the Central Banat district:[2]

Ethnic group Population %
Serbs 134,264 71.54%
Hungarians 23,550 12.55%
Romani 7,267 3.87%
Romanians 4,214 2.25%
Slovaks 2,135 1.14%
Croats 796 0.42%
Yugoslavs 769 0.41%
Macedonians 521 0.28%
Montenegrins 378 0.20%
Bulgarians 298 0.16%
Germans 219 0.12%
Albanians 194 0.10%
Muslims 116 0.06%
Slovenes 113 0.06%
Russians 108 0.06%
Others 12,725 6.78%
Total 187,667

ChurchesEdit

There are many buildings that stand out by their beauty: the Orthodox Church of Assumption from 1746, the Roman Catholic Church in Arač from 13th century and the Roman Catholic Cathedral from 1868 and the Reformatory Church from 1891.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 16 January 2017.
  2. ^ "Попис становништва, домаћинстава и станова 2011. у Републици Србији" (PDF). stat.gov.rs. Republički zavod za statistiku. Retrieved 16 January 2017.

Note: All official material made by Government of Serbia is public by law. Information was taken from official website.

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