Svileuva

Svileuva (Serbian Cyrillic: Свилеува) is a village, located in the Koceljeva municipality, in Mačva District of Serbia. It is the second biggest village in Serbia. In 2011, the population of the village was 1,464.

Svileuva
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Svileuva is located in Serbia
Svileuva
Svileuva
Coordinates: 44°31′N 19°50′E / 44.517°N 19.833°E / 44.517; 19.833
Country Serbia
MunicipalityKoceljeva
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Location of the Koceljeva municipality in Serbia

HistoryEdit

The Svileuva area was first mentioned by Roman sources from I to IV A.D. in the Sirmium district. Svileuva is a significant archaeology site from the Roman imperial period. After the Second World War, 21,000 Roman coins were discovered in one excavation.

Svileuva was an important city in the Serbian Uprisings, where the Serbs defeated an Ottoman faction.

Historical populationEdit

  • 1948: 2,734
  • 1953: 2,897
  • 1961: 2,875
  • 1971: 2,589
  • 1981: 2,462
  • 1991: 2,274
  • 2002: 1,807[1]
  • 2011: 1,464

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ In Serbian Књига 9, Становништво, упоредни преглед броја становника 1948, 1953, 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2002, подаци по насељима, Републички завод за статистику, Београд, мај 2004, ISBN 86-84433-14-9

See alsoEdit

Coordinates: 44°31′N 19°50′E / 44.517°N 19.833°E / 44.517; 19.833