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Bela Crkva (Hungarian, Fehertemplom ; German, Weisskirchen : Romanian, Biserica Alba ) is a town and district in Vojvodina, close to the Romanian border and Danube river. The town has got 11.429 inhabitants (1990 census).
The 1910 population census yielded 11.524 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 German population was then deported.
Istvan Molnar, 10 December 2000
by Istvan Molnar
Blue flag with a white cross throughout.
Source: Szell, S. Varosaink neve, cimere es loboguja, 1941