Siget (Novi Kneževac)

Siget (Serbian Cyrillic: Сигет) is a village located in the Novi Kneževac municipality, in the North Banat District of Serbia. It is situated in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. The village has a Serb ethnic majority (73.27%) with a significant Hungarian minority (25.50%) and its population numbering 247 people (2002 census).

Siget

Сигет (Serbian)
Siget is located in Serbia
Siget
Siget
Location of Siget within Serbia
Coordinates: 46°04′46″N 20°13′53″E / 46.07944°N 20.23139°E / 46.07944; 20.23139Coordinates: 46°04′46″N 20°13′53″E / 46.07944°N 20.23139°E / 46.07944; 20.23139
CountrySerbia
ProvinceVojvodina
DistrictNorth Banat
Population
 (2002)
 • Siget247
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)+381(0)230
Car platesKI

NameEdit

In Serbian the settlement is known as Siget (Сигет), and in Hungarian as Sziget. Former Serbian name for this settlement was Mali Siget (Мали Сигет). Mali Siget means "little Siget", while name Veliki Siget (Велики Сигет, meaning: "big Siget") was used for neighbouring uninhabited area.

Historical populationEdit

  • 1981: 358
  • 1991: 294
  • 2002: 247

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit