Palić (Serbian Cyrillic: Палић; Hungarian: Palics; German: Palitsch) is a town located in the city of Subotica, North Bačka District, autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia. It is also located 18 kilometres (11 mi) from the border between Serbia and Hungary.

Palić

Палић (Serbian)
Palics  (Hungarian)
Town
Water tower
Water tower
Palić is located in Serbia
Palić
Palić
Coordinates: 46°06′11″N 19°45′31″E / 46.10306°N 19.75861°E / 46.10306; 19.75861Coordinates: 46°06′11″N 19°45′31″E / 46.10306°N 19.75861°E / 46.10306; 19.75861
Country Serbia
Province Vojvodina
DistrictNorth Bačka
Area
 • Total40.99 km2 (15.83 sq mi)
Elevation
99 m (325 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total7,771
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)(+381)24, 024
Car platesSU
Websitewww.palic.rs

The town has a Hungarian ethnic majority and its population numbering 7,771 inhabitants (as of 2011 census). Many tourists come to Palić every year because of the Palić lake and spa. There are over 450 guest houses, and even a five-star hotel. It is known for its European film festival which takes place every summer. In 2008 the life achievement award was presented to the British film director Ken Loach.

DemographicsEdit

 
Palić lake at sunset

Historical populationEdit

  • 1961: 6,135
  • 1971: 7,253
  • 1981: 6,974
  • 1991: 7,375
  • 2002: 7,745
  • 2011: 7,771

Ethnic groupsEdit

Palić lakeEdit

The Palić lake covers an area of 380 hectares (940 acres), with a 17-kilometre (11 mi) shore line. The average depth of the lake is 2 metres (6 ft 7 in), and there are lots of fish in it. In 1995 the Tisa-Palić canal was opened so that the lake would remain as healthy as it was before in spite of development around the lake.

ClimateEdit

Palić has a warm summer humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification: Dfb).

Climate data for Palic (1981–2010, extremes 1961–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 16.4
(61.5)
19.9
(67.8)
27.5
(81.5)
28.5
(83.3)
34.0
(93.2)
36.7
(98.1)
38.2
(100.8)
38.0
(100.4)
35.1
(95.2)
29.2
(84.6)
23.0
(73.4)
17.3
(63.1)
38.2
(100.8)
Average high °C (°F) 2.9
(37.2)
5.6
(42.1)
11.2
(52.2)
17.2
(63.0)
22.8
(73.0)
25.7
(78.3)
28.0
(82.4)
28.0
(82.4)
23.1
(73.6)
17.4
(63.3)
9.6
(49.3)
3.9
(39.0)
16.3
(61.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) −0.4
(31.3)
1.3
(34.3)
6.0
(42.8)
11.6
(52.9)
17.3
(63.1)
20.4
(68.7)
22.3
(72.1)
21.7
(71.1)
16.8
(62.2)
11.4
(52.5)
5.4
(41.7)
0.8
(33.4)
11.2
(52.2)
Average low °C (°F) −3.4
(25.9)
−2.4
(27.7)
1.8
(35.2)
6.5
(43.7)
11.6
(52.9)
14.6
(58.3)
16.3
(61.3)
15.8
(60.4)
11.7
(53.1)
6.9
(44.4)
2.1
(35.8)
−1.9
(28.6)
6.6
(43.9)
Record low °C (°F) −25.2
(−13.4)
−21.5
(−6.7)
−19.5
(−3.1)
−4.2
(24.4)
−0.4
(31.3)
3.7
(38.7)
7.6
(45.7)
6.3
(43.3)
−0.4
(31.3)
−6.1
(21.0)
−14.3
(6.3)
−21.4
(−6.5)
−25.2
(−13.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 33.4
(1.31)
30.3
(1.19)
33.9
(1.33)
44.0
(1.73)
55.5
(2.19)
80.5
(3.17)
57.4
(2.26)
52.2
(2.06)
49.7
(1.96)
39.6
(1.56)
48.1
(1.89)
46.5
(1.83)
571.1
(22.48)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 11 10 10 11 12 12 10 9 10 8 11 13 128
Average snowy days 6 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 23
Average relative humidity (%) 85 79 71 66 64 64 62 64 70 75 82 87 72
Mean monthly sunshine hours 69.3 113.0 158.5 199.5 259.9 274.0 307.9 283.4 206.1 162.6 94.2 61.8 2,190.3
Source: Republic Hydrometeorological Service of Serbia[3]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ "Насеља општине Суботица" (PDF). stat.gov.rs (in Serbian). Retrieved 27 December 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.
  3. ^ "Monthly and annual means, maximum and minimum values of meteorological elements for the period 1981–2010" (in Serbian). Republic Hydrometeorological Service of Serbia. Retrieved February 25, 2017.

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit