Badnjevac, Batočina

Badnjevac
Бадњевац
Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Badnjevac
Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Badnjevac
Badnjevac is located in Serbia
Badnjevac
Badnjevac
Location of Badnjevac in Serbia
Coordinates: 44°8′20″N 21°1′10″E / 44.13889°N 21.01944°E / 44.13889; 21.01944Coordinates: 44°8′20″N 21°1′10″E / 44.13889°N 21.01944°E / 44.13889; 21.01944
CountrySerbia
DistrictŠumadija
MunicipalityBatočina
Elevation
495 ft (151 m)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total1,084
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
34226
Area code034
Geocode702838
Car platesKG

Badnjevac (Serbian: Бадњевац) is a village in the municipality of Batočina in the Šumadija District of Serbia. The population was 1,084 in the 2011 census.[1]

Geography

The village of Badnjevac is located in the central part of Serbia, in the eastern half of Šumadija District. It lies 7.75 kilometres (4.82 mi) to the west of the town of Batočina, the seat of the municipality. The nearest city is Kragujevac, about 15.65 kilometres (9.72 mi) to the southwest. Belgrade is 87 kilometres (54 mi) to the north.[2] Badnjevac lies along the Lepenica River, which flows northeast towards the Great Morava River.

Demographics

As of the 2011 census, there were 1,084 people, 342 households and 323 families residing in the village. The average household size was 3.17 and the average family size was 2.90.

Of the total families, 53.2% were couples living together with children, 36.5% were couples living together without children, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present. 23.1% of total households were made up of individuals; 36.3% had 2 or 3 members; 26.3% had 4 or 5 members; and 14.3% had 6 or more members.

The median age in the village was 44.0 years. 16.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 15.4% were between the ages of 18 and 29; 23.8% were from 30 to 49; 27.8% were from 50 to 69; and 16.3% were 70 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 52.8% male and 47.2% female.[1]

According to the 2002 census, the village had a population of 1,165 people.[3] The ethnic composition of the village was 99.1% Serbian, with 0.9% identifying as other groups.[4] The population has declined over the past 5 censuses since 1961.

Transportation

The village has a railway station on the line between Lapovo and Kragujevac. The nearest expressway is the State Road 24, which links Batočina and Kraljevo.

References

  1. ^ a b c "Census 2011: Census Data - Excel Tables". Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Distance calculator - Calculate the distance online!". www.distance.to. Retrieved 2019-07-09.
  3. ^ Popis stanovništva, domaćinstava i Stanova 2002. Knjiga 1: Nacionalna ili etnička pripadnost po naseljima. Republika Srbija, Republički zavod za statistiku Beograd 2003. ISBN 86-84433-00-9
  4. ^ "Ethnic Composition of Serbia - 2002". Retrieved 9 July 2019.
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