(Футог) is a town in Serbia
, in the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina
. It is part of the metropolitan area of Novi Sad
The name Futog derives from Old Church Slavonic term for “on the mouth” - vo utok
, the village is known as Futog
(Футог), in Croatian
, in Hungarian
, and in German
The town has a population of 18,582 (2002 census). Ethnic groups include:
Population of the village include 25% persons under 15 years old, 66% work capable people, 10% farmers.
- 1961: 8,256
- 1971: 10,614
- 1981: 14,664
- 1991: 16,048
It is situated in the southern Bačka
, 14 km far from Novi Sad
, on the middle of the Danube
stream. Neighbouring settlements are Veternik
in the east, Begeč
in the west and Rumenka
in the north. Danube river is located in the south of the town.
Futog is divided into Stari Futog (Old Futog) and Novi Futog (New Futog). In the future Futog will become part of Novi Sad
town. Futog is 8 km long in west-east direction around the main street of the village. Its area is 8,561 ha.
Futog area outspreads on cofin terrace, alluvial plane and inductional plane. Near Futog are two river isles, an effluent pulped in pond.
Climate is medium-continental, influenced by the Fruška Gora
and the Danube. Winds are Košava, Western and Breeze. Precipitation is... Read More