|Coordinates :||44 ° 41 ' N , 22 ° 25' E|
|Residents :||967 (2011)|
|Telephone code :||(+381) 019|
|Postal code :||19325|
|License plate :||KL|
|Structure and administration|
|City Festival :||Zlatna Bučka Ðerdapa|
Tekija ( Serbian - Cyrillic Текија ) is a small town in the Opština Kladovo in the Eastern Serbian Okrug Bor .
Tekija is located on the right bank of the Danube , near Donji Milanovac . Further downstream are the two narrowest gorges on the Danube. The first Veliki Kazan river is 150 m wide and 90 m deep, the second Mali Kazan is 300 m wide. The small town is located on the right slopes of the Miroč and on the left slopes of the Carpathian Mountains . In their vicinity was the island of Ada Kaleh .
In the vicinity of Tekija you can find the remains of the former Roman road that was carved into the rock. The emperors Tiberius and Trajan had this road built. In 1788 the Serbian military leader Koča Anđelković died in Tekija . Today a memorial three kilometers downstream from Tekija commemorates him. During the construction of the dam in 1964, Tekija was flooded. When the reservoir was created in 1972 , the village had to be relocated, as the old urban area was within the reservoir.
After numerous fluctuations in the course of time, the population decreased sharply after the Yugoslav wars, especially since many residents went abroad as labor migrants . The 2002 census (self-nomination) showed that 967 people live in the small town. Of which were:
There is a tourist infrastructure in the village with a small campsite on the banks of the Danube. Every year in August, the Zlatna Bučka Ðerdapa catfish fishing competition is held here .
- ^ The Danube - river of European unity. Stage 7: Donji Milanovac - Kladovo - Negotin - Bulgarian border (Bregovo) (132km) ( Memento from October 8, 2007 in the Internet Archive )
- ↑ Overall result of the census of April 2002 (English) ( Memento of March 6, 2009 in the Internet Archive ) (PDF; 379 kB)