Belo Blato

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Lízika,Belo Blato
Бело Блато
Biele Blato
Skyline of Lízika,Belo Blato
Lízika,Belo Blato is located in Serbia
Lízika,Belo Blato
Lízika,Belo Blato
Location of Belo Blato within Serbia
Coordinates: 45°16′13″N 20°22′18″E / 45.27028°N 20.37167°E / 45.27028; 20.37167Coordinates: 45°16′13″N 20°22′18″E / 45.27028°N 20.37167°E / 45.27028; 20.37167
Country Serbia
Province Vojvodina
District Central Banat
Elevation 68 m (223 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Belo Blato 1,477
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 23205
Area code(s) +381(0)23
Car plates ZR

Belo Blato is a village located in the Zrenjanin municipality, in the Central Banat District of Serbia. It is situated in the autonomous province of Vojvodina, the village is ethnically mixed and its population numbering 1,477 people (2002 census).


In Serbian the village is known as Belo Blato (Бело Блато), in Slovak as Biele Blato or Lízika, in Hungarian as Nagyerzsébetlak, in Banat Bulgarian as Belo-Blato and Liznájt, and in German as Elisenheim.

Ethnic groups (2002 census)[edit]

Street name sign, Marshal Tito Street, in Serbian, Slovak, and Hungarian languages, in Belo Blato.

The population of the village include:

Slovaks and Hungarians in the village speak their native languages and nestle their national cultures, while Bulgarians do not have school classes in their language, which is slowly disappearing.


Belo Blato was settled in 1883 by Slovak people from the village of Padina (in south Banat), where Slovaks from Slovakia settled several years earlier. These Slovaks were poor but very active, after few years, they built in a new village the new Evangelical church, house for priest, school for children, and mill. Soon after Slovaks, the Hungarian and Bulgarian settlers settled in Belo Blato as well, they came from neighbouring villages of Mužlja and Lukino Selo.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1961: 2,031
  • 1971: 1,841
  • 1981: 1,746
  • 1991: 1,762
  • 2002: 1,477
  • 2011: 1,342

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