The Municipality of Kanjiza is situated in northern part of Vojvodina,
and it is surrounded with municipalities: Subotica, Senta, Novi Knezevac and
state boundary with Hungary. The river Tisa and boundary crossing Horgos
contribute that town Kanjiza, as the center of municipality, with 12 thousand
citizens, is becoming the center of regional importance.
name of Kanjiza probably has the Slavic roots and could be derived from word
"knez" (duke): Kenesna, Canisa, Kenese, Kanisa, Kanjiza. The area of
Kanjiza was settled in the time of big migrations of nations. In its close
vicinity, the tracks of material culture from time of Huns were found. As
written in the medieval charts, Kanjiza is the Royal property, and since 1903
it is referred as the river boundary crossing.
is rich with the soil, clay, oil, natural gas and termal waters, on which are
based dominant industries: AIK "Kanjiza" (agricultural production),
industry of tile "Potisje Kanjiza", factory of isolational material
convenient conditions are offered by mineral spa - specialized institution for
medical rehabilitation and recreation.
these factories and spa are well-known around Yugoslavia.
Kanjiza, place from fairy tales!!!