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Nova Crnja

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Country  Serbia
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s)  +381(0)23815030
Area  273 km²
Local time  Monday 11:43 AM
District  Central Banat
Postal code  23218
Car plates  ZR
Population  1,491 (2011)
Province  Vojvodina
Nova Crnja
Weather  15°C, Wind W at 18 km/h, 65% Humidity

Nova Crnja (Serbian Cyrillic: Нова Црња; Hungarian: Magyarcsernye, [ˈmɒɟɒrt͡ʃɛrɲɛ]; German: Neuzerne) is a village and municipality located in the Central Banat District of the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia. The village has a population of 1,491, while the municipality has 10,272 inhabitants.


Map of Nova Crnja, Serbia

Inhabited places

Nova Crnja municipality includes the following villages:

  • Nova Crnja
  • Aleksandrovo
  • Vojvoda Stepa
  • Radojevo
  • Srpska Crnja
  • Toba (Hungarian: Tóba)
  • Although the village of Nova Crnja is a seat of municipality, the largest of these villages is Srpska Crnja.

    Before 1961, there was one more village in the municipality, which was abandoned because of groundwater. The name of the village was Molin.

    Historical population

    Population of the village in different censuses:

  • 1948: 3,105
  • 1953: 3,310
  • 1961: 3,317
  • 1971: 2,911
  • 1981: 2,739
  • 1991: 2,353
  • 2002: 1,861
  • Ethnic groups in the municipality

    The population of the Nova Crnja municipality is composed of:

  • Serbs (67.39%)
  • Hungarians (17.71%)
  • Romani (9.89%)
  • Others and undeclared (5.01%)
  • Settlements by ethnic majority

    Places with Serb ethnic majority are: Aleksandrovo, Vojvoda Stepa, Radojevo, and Srpska Crnja, while places with Hungarian ethnic majority are: Nova Crnja (Hungarian: Magyarcsernye) and Toba (Hungarian: Tóba).

    Ethnic groups in the village

    The population of the Nova Crnja village is composed of:

  • Hungarians (84.58%)
  • Serbs (6.02%)
  • Others.
  • Twin cities

  • Nagyszénás, Hungary
  • Jimbolia, Romania
  • References

    Nova Crnja Wikipedia