Mačvanska Mitrovica

Mačvanska Mitrovica (Serbian Cyrillic: Мачванска Митровица, pronounced [mât͡ʃv̞anskaː mîtrɔv̞it͡sa]) is a town located in the Sremska Mitrovica municipality, in the Syrmia District of Serbia. It is situated in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. The town has a Serb ethnic majority and its population numbering 3,896 people (2002 census).

Mačvanska Mitrovica

Мачванска Митровица (Serbian)
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Mačvanska Mitrovica is located in Serbia
Mačvanska Mitrovica
Mačvanska Mitrovica
Location in Serbia
Coordinates: 44°57′56″N 19°35′53″E / 44.96556°N 19.59806°E / 44.96556; 19.59806Coordinates: 44°57′56″N 19°35′53″E / 44.96556°N 19.59806°E / 44.96556; 19.59806
Country Serbia
Province Vojvodina
RegionMačva
DistrictSrem
MunicipalitySremska Mitrovica
Area
 • Total2.4 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
Elevation
76 m (249 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total3,896
 • Density1,623/km2 (4,200/sq mi)
Area code(s)+ 381(0)22

NameEdit

Its name means "Mitrovica of Mačva" (Mitrovica of Srem and Mitrovica of Kosovo also exist). In Serbian, the town is known as Mačvanska Mitrovica (Мачванска Митровица), in Croatian as Mačvanska Mitrovica, and in Hungarian as Szenternye. Other Serbian names used for the town include Srpska Mitrovica (Српска Митровица), Mala Mitrovica (Мала Митровица), and Mitrovica (Митровица).

GeographyEdit

 
Mačvanska Mitrovica and neighbouring villages - territory of former Mačvanska Mitrovica municipality

Together with the neighbouring villages of Noćaj, Salaš Noćajski, Radenković, Ravnje and Zasavica II, the town of Mačvanska Mitrovica is the only town in Vojvodina located in the Mačva region, i.e. on the right bank of the river Sava.

Notable residentsEdit

DemographicsEdit

Ethnic groups (2002 census):

Historical populationEdit

  • 1921: 220
  • 1931: 567
  • 1948: 705
  • 1953: 869
  • 1961: 1,408
  • 1971: 3,357
  • 1981: 3,661
  • 1991: 3,788
  • 2002: 3,896

ReferencesEdit

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

See alsoEdit