Kovacica

The Kovačica municipality is situated in the south-east of Vojvodina, on the area of 419 square kilometres. The administrative and geographic centre of the municipality is Kovačica , which is some 46 km from Belgrade (40 minute drive by car).

15 km of the river Tamiš runs through the the north-west part of the Kovačica municipality. East part of the municipality is covered by the Deliblatska peščara (the only European desert) with its specific geographical features.

The arrable land covers 84,02% of the total municipal territory. It is manly made out of first grade ploughland, some orchards, vineyards and meadows. Over 4/5 of the arrable land is chernozem – the most fertile type of soil in the Pannonian plain.

The Kovačica municipality covers 8 settlements: Kovačica, Debeljača, Crepaja, Padina, Samoš, Idvor, Uzdin i Putnikovo. They are all connected by asphalt road. The Pančevo-Kikinda railway passes through the municipality’s territory.

The municipality is a heterogenous community and an interesting fusion of four languages, epistles, religions, culture and customs. Here, people have been living side by side for 200 years maintaining and cherishing everything they are. They respect and appreciate others and are the testament of the fact that differences do not separate, but, on the contrary, bring together.

According to the 2011 census the Kovačica municipality had 25.259 inhabitants.  According to the municipality’s statute Slovak, Serbian, Hungarian and Romanian language all have equal status.

Photos: archives of Tourism organisation of Kovačica municipality