Croatian Encyclopedia

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Croatian Encyclopedia
Author Dalibor Brozović, Tomislav Ladan et al.
Original title Hrvatska enciklopedija
Country Croatia
Language Croatian
Subject General
Genre Reference encyclopedia
Publisher Miroslav Krleža Lexicographical Institute
Publication date
Media type 11 volumes (hardbound)
ISBN ISBN 953-6036-31-2
OCLC 247866724
Original text
Hrvatska enciklopedija online

The Croatian Encyclopedia (Croatian: Hrvatska enciklopedija) is a Croatian national encyclopedia published by the Miroslav Krleža Lexicographical Institute.[1]

The project began in 1999, and it represents a fifth iteration of the encyclopedic tradition that was established by Mate Ujević's Croatian Encyclopedia, and continued in the Encyclopedia of the Lexicographical Instute, as well as two editions of the General Encyclopedia.[1]

11 volumes have been published in the period 1999-2009, with a new volume appearing every year. Since 2010 Internet edition of encyclopedia was being prepared, updated and enriched with new multimedia content.[2] The free Internet edition of the Croatian Encyclopedia is available since September 2013. Paper volumes will no longer be published and further work will be exclusively done in a form of computer database, which serves as the basis for Internet and other multimedia editions of the encyclopedia.[3]


Volume number Editor-In-Chief Year Pages
I. : A – Bd Dalibor Brozović 1999 674
II. : Be – Da 2000 723
III. : Da – Fo 2001 722
IV. : Fr – Ht 2002 753
V. : Hu – Km August Kovačec 2003 725
VI. : Kn – Mak 2004 786
VII. : Mal – Nj 2005 814
VIII. : O – Pre Slaven Ravlić 2006 773
IX. : Pri – Sk 2007 842
X. : Sl – To 2008 830
XI. : Tr – Ž 2009 859

Printed volumes total 9272 pages and 67,077 articles, with a total of 1,059,000 lines of text.[3] It represents a combined effort of 1070 authors, mainly associates.[3] Individual volumes are a result of collaboration of 20 to 30 workers of the Lexicographic Institute, and 300-400 associate contributors.

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