Inđija , in Serb Cyrillic Инђија, is a city and a municipality of Serbia located in the autonomous province of Voïvodine. They belong to the district of Syrmie (Srem). In 2002, the city counted: 26247 inhabitants and the municipality of which it is the center: 49609, of which a majority of Serb.

History

The first truly attested mention of Inđija is in a charter of the Despote Jovan Branković tonic with 1496, but the city was to exist already since 1455.

At the 18th centuries, the city was under the domination of the Ottoman Empire; it belonged to the sandjak of Syrmie. At that time, the population was mainly made up of Serbes.

Starting from 1717, Inđija became a possession of the Habsbourg and it belonged to the feudal field of the count Marko Pejačević. The old medieval city of Inđija was located a little at the north of the site of the current city. The city such as we know it today was founded by Serbes towards 1746. It had 60 hearths then and, as of 1791, the city had grown since it counted already: 1054 inhabitants. At the beginning of the 19th century, Germans and Czechs came to settle in the city, follow-ups, at the end of the century by Hungarian.

The prosperity of Inđija continued at the beginning of the 19th century, with the installation of the first post office. The telegraph became operational there in 1850, the first banks was installed there in 1897. The economic activity of the city developed quickly. The first powerplant functioned in 1911.

After the dislocation of the Austria-Hungary in 1918, Inđija belonged to the Royaume of Serb, the Croats and the Sloveniens, who, in 1929, became the Royaume of Yugoslavia.

Localities of the municipality of Inđija

Demography

City

Historical evolution of the population in the city

In 2007, the population of Inđija was estimated at: 27918 inhabitants.

Pattern of the settlement in the city (2002)

Municipality

Pattern of the settlement in the municipality (2002)

The population of the municipality of nđija is made up of:

Twinnings

Notes and references of the article

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