: Бесни Фок
) is a suburban settlement
, the capital of Serbia
. It is located in the Belgrade's municipality of Palilula
Name comes from the Serbian word besni
which means rabid, wild and the old German
which means a canal, so the settlement was called wild canal
because of the local canal which uncontrollably flooded the area.
Besni Fok is located in the northern, Banat
section of the municipality, 22 kilometers north of downtown Belgrade. It is built on the Belanoš
canal in the marsh of Pančevački Rit
. The settlement is not classified as a separate one but as a sub-settlement of the 9 kilometers away Padinska Skela
to the north. The settlement are both small and don't make one continuous built-up area. However, due to its unusual name and popularity it gained as a fishing resort, Besni Fok is better known.
Besni Fok is located on the Zrenjaninski put
road which connects Belgrade with the town of Zrenjanin
. The settlement has very bad communal infrastructure.
Since 1967, Besni Fok is a location of the traditional Prvomajski uranak
or "Labour Day early outing", celebration of May 1, Labour Day
. It is traditionally celebrated with the large camp bonfire
and a series of sport activities, including sack race
, tug of war
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