Jagodnjak

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Jagodnjak
Municipality
Municipality of Jagodnjak
Općina Jagodnjak
Jagodnjak Municipal Building
Jagodnjak Municipal Building
Flag of Jagodnjak
Flag
Coat of arms of Jagodnjak
Coat of arms
Jagodnjak is located in Croatia
Jagodnjak
Jagodnjak
Location of Jagodnjak in Croatia
Jagodnjak is located in Osijek-Baranja County
Jagodnjak
Jagodnjak
Location of Jagodnjak in Osijek-Baranja County
Coordinates: 45°42′N 18°35′E / 45.700°N 18.583°E / 45.700; 18.583
Country  Croatia
County Osijek-Baranja
Government
 • Municipal mayor Anđelko Balaban
Area
 • Total 105 km2 (41 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,040
 • Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes 31323 Bolman
31324 Jagodnjak
Area code(s) +031
Official languages Croatian, Serbian[1]
Website www.jagodnjak.hr
Roman Catholic Church in Jagodnjak

Jagodnjak (Serbian Cyrillic: Јагодњак) is a village and a municipality in the Osijek-Baranja County, Croatia. Jagodnjak development index is less than 50% of the Croatian average,[2] which classifies them into 10% of the poorest municipalities. Therefore, the municipality is part of the Areas of Special State Concern.[3]

Name[edit]

Jagodnjak name is derived from the Slavic word "jagoda" ("strawberry" in English). In other languages, the village in German is known as Katschfeld and in Hungarian as Kácsfalu, and is written as Јагодњак in Serbian Cyrillic.[4]

Geography[edit]

The municipality of Jagodnjak includes the following settlements:

History[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

There are 2,537 inhabitants in the municipality (2001 census), including: [1]

Before World War II there was a substantial Danube Swabian minority here but they were all expelled by the Communist regime of Josip Broz Tito after 1945.

Languages[edit]

Due to the local minority population, the Jagodnjak municipality prescribe the use of not only Croatian as the official language, but the Serbian language and Serbian Cyrillic alphabet as well.[4][5]

Religion[edit]

Politics[edit]

Multilateral cooperation[edit]

Jagodnjak municipality is one of seven member municipalities of Joint Council of Municipalities, inter-municipal sui generis organization of Serbian community in eastern Croatia.

Notable natives and residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Četvrto izvješće Republike Hrvatske o primjeni Europske povelje o regionalnim ili manjinskim jezicima, Zagreb, 2009
  2. ^ http://www.zadra.hr/ugovori/odluka_o_razvrstavanju_jedinica_lokalne_i_podrucne_(regionalne)_samouprave_prema_stupnju_razvijenosti.pdf
  3. ^ http://www.pravo.unizg.hr/_download/repository/Zakon_o_PPDS.pdf
  4. ^ a b http://www.nipp.hr/UserDocsImages/Registar%20geografska%20imena%20nacionalnih%20manjina%20RH.pdf
  5. ^ Izvješće o provođenju ustavnog zakona o pravima nacionalnih manjina i o utošku sredstava osiguranih u državnom proračunu Republike Hrvatske za 2008. godinu za potrebe nacionalnih manjina, Zagreb, 2009.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°42′N 18°35′E / 45.700°N 18.583°E / 45.700; 18.583