: Телеп, ) is a neighborhood
of Novi Sad
, in the Serbian
province of Vojvodina
. Telep is located in the western part of the city and it covers an area of 3.45 km².
The word "telep" means "settlement" in Hungarian
. The original name of this neighborhood was Darányi-telep
(Serbian: Daranjijevo Naselje
). Between 1927 and 1944, the official name of the settlement was Adamovićevo Naselje
(this name was in fact used for both: present-day Telep and present-day Adamovićevo Naselje
, which are today two separate city neighborhoods).
In the medieval period (13th-16th century), a settlement named Sent Marton (Kűszentmárton) existed at this location.
Modern settlement of Telep started to develop during the 1890s. Initially, settlement existed only in the area of present-day northern Telep, while southern Telep started to develop in 1902. In 1931, the population of the settlement numbered at around 9,000 inhabitants, mostly ethnic Hungarians.
<gallery>Image:Novi sad stara naselja02.png|Medieval settlement of Sent Marton in the location of modern Telep</gallery>
Telep once was an ethnic Hungarian
neighbourhood of Novi Sad, while today it is predominantly populated by Serbs. Sizable Hungarian minority is still present in the area. According to an estimation by the city's registry, the population... Read More