The Žitište municipality is situated in the spacious plain of mid-Banat, some 18 km north-east of Zrenjanin. It borders with the Sečanj, Kikinda and Nova Crnja municipalities as well as Romania. The municipality has the shape of an irregular trapeze, in the centre of which there is the Old Begej Canal. Žitište covers an area of 525 square kilometers. The total length of the transport network is 125 km, with 99 km of regional and 26 km of local roads. The Žitište municipality has 16.786 inhabitants and 12 settlements: Banatski Dvor, Banatsko Karađorđevo, Banatsko Višnjićevo, Begejci, Međa, Novi Itebej, Srpski Itebej, Ravni Topolovac, Torda, Čestereg, Hetin i Žitište.
It is mostly agricultural territory, with special emphasis being put on hunting. Fishing is developed on the streamlets and the Old Begej river. There is also the pheasant farm nearby.

ENTRY AND STAY OF FOREIGNERS

NOTICE: Beginning from June 12, 2010, citizens of European Union countries, the Swiss Confederation, Kingdom of Norway, Republic of Iceland, Bosnia and Hercegovina, Montenegro and FYR Macedonia may enter the Republic of Serbia using their identity cards and stay up to 90 days. Foreign nationals enter and stay in the Republic of Serbia under the…

THE CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE – Žitište

The church in Žitište is dedicated to St. Đorđe and the church celebration is on Đurđevdan. The church has some church books, writings and kissing icons. The oldest among them is the Gospel written by hand, where is missing the front page and the first few pages so it is impossible to find out who…

ROCKY STATUE – Žitište

The statue dedicated to the film boxer “Rocky Balboa” is probably the one of the most famous statues of Serbia, which has been heard worldwide. The interesting marketing idea to raise the statue belongs to several young people from Žitište. In this way they wanted to promote their place and also to point out to…

THE CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION – Žitište

The cultural and educational community in Žitište is the coordinator of all the cultural activities in community, the KUD work, groups and sections, cultural manifestations and organizer of Republic meeting folk dance veterans in Serbia “Spomenar”. It also encourages cooperation between KUD groups in the community, area, province, republic and also international cooperation.