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Vršac (Municipality, Serbia and Montenegro [Serbia])

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History of Vršac

Vršac (Hungarian, Versec; German, Werschitz) is a town and district in Vojvdina, close to the Romanian border. The town has got 36,940 inhabitants (1990 census).

The 1910 population census yielded 27,370 inhabitants, divided as follows:

In 1919, the city was under French occupation. From 1920 (treaty of Trianon) to 1941, the city was incorporated to Yugoslavia. In 1941-1944, the area was occupied and annexed by Germany. The treaty of Paris reallocated it to Yugoslavia in 1947.

The city is the birthplace of the Hungarian writer Ferenc Herceg.

István Molnár, 9 October 2000

Flag of Vršac (Versec) in Austro-Hungarian Empire

[Flag of Versec]by István Molnár

The flag of Versec is a gironny of blue and white.

Source: Sándor Széll. Városaink neve, címere és lobogója [szs41].

István Molnár, 24 September 2002