Janja Gora

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Janja Gora
Village
Janja Gora is located in Croatia
Janja Gora
Janja Gora
Coordinates: 45°05′37″N 15°23′57″E / 45.09361°N 15.39917°E / 45.09361; 15.39917
Country  Croatia
County Karlovac
Municipality Plaški
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 112
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Janja Gora is a village in the municipality of Plaški, in the Lika region of Croatia. It is located 9 km northeast of the municipal seat at Plaški.

It was historically known as Tuk. Prior to the administrative reorganization of SR Croatia, it was part of the municipality of Ogulin. During the War in Croatia, the region was part of the Republic of Serbian Krajina. The village is ecclesiastically part of the Serbian Orthodox Eparchy of upper Karlovac.[2] The village has a Serbian majority.

Omar Pasha (1806–1871), the Ottoman general and governor, was born in the village.

Demographic history[3]
Ethnic group 1948 1953 1961 1971 1981 1991 2001 2011
Serbs n/a n/a 882 (99,43%) 733 (95,44%) 466 (78,84%) 460 (98,08%) 92 (77,96%)
Yugoslavs n/a n/a 2 (0,22%) 27 (3,51%) 121 (20,47%) 2 (0,42%)
Croats n/a n/a 1 (0,11%) 2 (0,26%) 1 (0,16%)
Others,
unknown
n/a n/a 2 (0,22%) 6 (0,78%) 3 (0,50%) 7 (1,49%) 26 (22,03%)
Total 966 985 887 768 591 469 118

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Janja Gora". Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  2. ^ Архијерејско намјесништво плашчанско
  3. ^ Savezni zavod za statistiku i evidenciju FNRJ i SFRJ, popis stanovništva 1948, 1953, 1961, 1971, 1981. i 1991. godine.

Coordinates: 45°5′37″N 15°23′57″E / 45.09361°N 15.39917°E / 45.09361; 15.39917