Kać (Serbian Cyrillic: Каћ) is a suburban settlement of the city of Novi Sad, Serbia. The town has a Serb ethnic majority and its population was 11,612 at the 2011 census.

Kać
Каћ (Serbian)
Kać
Kać
Official seal of Kać
Kać is located in Novi Sad
Kać
Kać
Location within Novi Sad
Kać is located in Vojvodina
Kać
Kać
Kać (Vojvodina)
Kać is located in Serbia
Kać
Kać
Kać (Serbia)
Coordinates: 45°18′N 19°57′E / 45.300°N 19.950°E / 45.300; 19.950Coordinates: 45°18′N 19°57′E / 45.300°N 19.950°E / 45.300; 19.950
Country Serbia
Province Vojvodina
DistrictSouth Bačka
Municipality Novi Sad
Area
 • Total74.87 km2 (28.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total111,740
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code+381(0)21
Car platesNS
Center with the Orthodox Church

NameEdit

In Serbian, the town is known as Kać or Каћ, in Croatian as Kać, in Hungarian as Káty, and in German as Katsch.

HistoryEdit

It was first mentioned during the administration of the medieval Kingdom of Hungary in 1276 as in villa Hatt, while in 1332/33, it was mentioned as Mathias de Shacz. During the Habsburg rule in the 18th and 19th century, the village was part of the Military Frontier (the Šajkaš Battalion section).

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
YearPop.±%
19484,406—    
19534,478+1.6%
19615,640+25.9%
19716,701+18.8%
19818,551+27.6%
19919,755+14.1%
200211,166+14.5%
201111,740+5.1%
Source: Census [2]

Culture and sportEdit

Jugović is a team handball club from Kać. It competes in the Serbian First League of Handball since 1984. It was founded in 1956 under the name Mladost and changed its name to Jugović in 1960. Jugović]] won the EHF Challenge Cup in the 2000/2001 season.

There is a soccer team, also named Jugović, founded on 16 August 1912. It competes in the Novosadsko-Sremska zone League (4th League).

There is an Orthodox church from 1841/44 in the town and a monastery named Manastir Vaskrsenja Hristova

New neighborhoods in KaćEdit

There are two new neighborhoods in Kać, Petrovdansko naselje and luxurious Sunčani breg.

TransportEdit

Kać is connected to Novi Sad by the city's bus service JGSP Novi Sad. Bus lines 22 (Kać), 23 (Budisava) and 24 (Kovilj) pass through the town frequently as do other coaches to Titel, Perlez, Pančevo, Mošorin, Gardinovci and Lok.

Famous residentsEdit

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Насеља општине Нови Сад" (pdf). stat.gov.rs (in Serbian). Statistical Office of Serbia. Retrieved 23 October 2019.
  2. ^ "2011 Census of Population, Households and Dwellings in the Republic of Serbia: Comparative Overview of the Number of Population in 1948, 1953, 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2002 and 2011, Data by settlements" (PDF). Statistical Office of Republic Of Serbia, Belgrade. 2014. ISBN 978-86-6161-109-4. Retrieved 2014-06-27.
  • Slobodan Ćurčić, Broj stanovnika Vojvodine, Novi Sad, 1996.

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