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Velebit, Kanjiža

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Country  Serbia
Elevation  84 m (276 ft)
Postal code  24428
Area  14 km²
Local time  Sunday 12:43 AM
District  North Banat
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Area code(s)  +381(0)24
Population  366 (2002)
Province  Vojvodina
Velebit, Kanjiža
Weather  12°C, Wind SE at 14 km/h, 44% Humidity

Velebit (Serbian Cyrillic: Велебит) is a village in Serbia. It is situated in the Kanjiža municipality, in the North Banat District, Vojvodina province. The village has a Serb ethnic majority with a population numbering 366 people (2002 census).

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Map of Velebit, Serbia

Name

In Serbian the settlement is known as Velebit (Велебит) and in Hungarian as Velebit or Fogadjisten (Hungarian pronunciation: [ˈfoɡɒɟː.iʃtɛn]). There is a mountain range in Croatia with same name (see: Velebit).

Ethnic groups (2002 census)

  • Serbs = 302 (82.51%)
  • Hungarians = 59 (16.12%)
  • Croats = 3 (0.82%)
  • Montenegrins = 1 (0.27%)
  • undeclared = 1 (0.27%)
  • Velebit is the only settlement with Serb majority in the Kanjiža municipality since all other settlements are predominantly Hungarian.

    Historical population

  • 1961: 604
  • 1971: 562
  • 1981: 449
  • 1991: 361
  • References

    Velebit, Kanjiža Wikipedia


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