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Ovsishte is a village in central Serbia in the province/district of Shumadija

Ovsishte is located in the municipality of Topola

The location of Ovsishte is situated 31 kilometers north west of the approximate center of Serbia and 72 kilometers south of the capital Belgrade

In the year of 2007 Ovsishte counted 630 registered inhabitants including 624 Serbs (99.04%)

State: Serbia

Province: Shumadija

Time zone: Europe/Belgrade +1GMT

Latitude: 44.12 (north)

Longitude: 20.7333333 (east)

Altitude (feet): 1053

Altitude (meters): 320

Approximate population for 7 km radius from Ovsishte: 5662

Climate zone: Cfa, humid subtropical (no dry season, hot summer)

Humid (> 0.65 P/PET)

Elevation: 322 meter

Post code: 34310 Topola, Serbia

Inhabitants: 630 (2002 year census)

Households: 268 (2002 year census)

 

Demographic trends:

 1948 year
 1196 inhabitants
 1953 year
 1180 inhabitants
 1961 year
 1080 inhabitants
 1971 year
 969 inhabitants
 1981 year
 912 inhabitants
 1991 year
 797 inhabitants
 2002 year
630 inhabitants

 

Weather (June 7th, 2011):

Scattered clouds

Wind speed: 5 knots

Condition: n/a

Sunrise time: 04:54 hours

Noon 12:36 hours

Sunset time: 20:18 hours

Day length: 15:24 hours

Sun power: 1139 mW/m2 at noon

Temperature: 27C (at 17:00 hrs.) 

 

Natural hazard zone: Low occurrence (risk factor 1 out 5) 

No volcano hazard zone

No drought hazard zone

Flooding zone: High occurrence (risk factor 8 out 10)

No land slide hazard zone

No cyclone hazard zone

Earthquake zone: Destructive (VIII), >7 Richter

 

Cultivation intensity: 75% cultivated, 25% natural vegetation

Average elevation: 270 meter

Land coverage: Rainfed croplands

Population density: 102 people per Sq km

Malnutrition: 0.19% of children below 5 years old are underweight

Infant mortality: 17 per 1000 births

Night light intensity: 14%

Time from town Topola (by car per Bozhurnja village): 12 min.

Village name OVSISHTE is derived from Serbian term for OAT GRAIN that is "OVAS". It means that Ovsishte village is the "Village of Oat Grain"

 

 

Ovsishte village

 

 

 

 

Maps of Ovsishte

 

Note:

All maps are taken from the book: Vera Grujic-Sotirovic, "Alternativna hronika-monografija: Ovsishte do 2000. g.", Ovsishte/Beograd, 1998-2006, pp. 772

Map of the soil types in Ovsishte

 

 Map of the water streams in Ovsishte

 

 Map of water springs, fountains and wells in Ovsishte

 

 Map of place names in Ovsishte or geographical/administrative division of the village

 

 Map of families dispersion in Ovsishte

 

 A road network map of Ovsishte

Video Ovsishte

 

 

 

1. Ovsiste village, Central Serbia 2007 from Vladislav B. Sotirovic on Vimeo.

1. Village of Ovsiste in Shumadija, Central Serbia. Video is made and copyrighted by Vladislav B. Sotirovic in 2007.

 

2. Ovsiste village, Central Serbia 2007 from Vladislav B. Sotirovic on Vimeo.

2. Village of Ovsiste in Shumadija, Central Serbia. Video is made and copyrighted by Vladislav B. Sotirovic in 2007.

 

 

 

 

Music in Ovsishte village

 

Click on the file and listen a favorite music in Ovsishte village and the rest of Shumadija district 

 

Tradition

 

Traditional dresses from Ovsishte village and the rest of Shumadija district/province. The photo is made between two world wars. On the left is Roksanda Grujic (Arsenijevic) from Stragari village married in Ovsishte village  

 

 

 A monument devoted to all victims from the village who gave their lives for the Motherland and freedom in 1912-1919. Monument is erected in 1920 nearby the church

A traditional-national carpet in the house of Vera Sotirovic-Grujic in Joshanica (upper Ovsishte)

 A traditional playing instrument "tamburica" from the house of Vera Sotirovic-Grujic in Joshanica (upper Ovsishte). The owner of this instrument was Vladislav Grujic - a father of Vera Sotirovic-Grujic and grandfather of Vladislav B. Sotirovic

A traditional iron "pegla" from the house of Vera Sotirovic-Grujic in Joshanica (upper Ovsishte). It works on the hot coal putting inside of the iron. It is totally independent from any outside energy supply

 A year of 1940. Belgrade. Vladislav Grujic (from Ovsishte) with his wife Roksanda Grujic (born in Stragare). Roksanda's traditional-national dresses attracted many photographs in capital of Kingdom of Yugoslavia 


The legends from the village of Ovsishte in 1941-1945 - members of the Royal Ravna Gora Movement that was the first anti-fascist guerilla organization in Nazi occupied Europe. On this photo are the villagers from Ovsishte as the members of the Royal Guard of the Movement