Tompojevci

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Tompojevci
Village and Municipality
Tompojevci is located in Croatia
Tompojevci
Tompojevci
Location in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°14′N 19°6′E / 45.233°N 19.100°E / 45.233; 19.100Coordinates: 45°14′N 19°6′E / 45.233°N 19.100°E / 45.233; 19.100
Country  Croatia
County Vukovar-Srijem
Government
 • Mayor Tomislav Panenić
Population (2011)
 • Municipality 1,565
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 32238
Area code(s) 32
Vehicle registration VU
Website opcina-tompojevci.hr

Tompojevci (Rusyn: томпоєвци) is a village and municipality in the Vukovar-Srijem County in Croatia. According to the 2011 census, there are 1,565 inhabitants in the municipality.[1]

The municipality encompasses the Jelaš Forest, where a mass grave containing six bodies and three individual graves of people killed during the Croatian War of Independence were found. As of October 2013 four of the bodies remain unidentified, while the rest were Croatian National Guard soldiers and civilians. A memorial was built at the site in 2013.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include (2011 census):[3]

Inhabited places[edit]

Municipality contains the villages of Berak, Bokšić, Čakovci, Grabovo, Mikluševci and Tompojevci.[1]

Politics[edit]

Mayor of the municipality is Tomislav Panenić.

Languages[edit]

In the Municipality of Tompojevci for the territory of the settlement of Mikluševci, where Rusyns make up the majority of the population (of the total of 486 inhabitants 359 are Rusyns), equal use of the Rusyn language has been introduced by the Statute of the Municipality of Tompojevci, and for the settlement of Čakovci in the same Municipality, where Hungarians make up the majority of the population, equal use of the Hungarian language and script has been introduced.

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