Vera, Croatia

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Vera
Village
Вера-Vera 06.JPG
Vera is located in Croatia
Vera
Vera
Location of Vera in Croatia
Vera is located in Vukovar-Syrmia County
Vera
Vera
Location of Vera in Vukovar-Syrmia County
Coordinates: 45°25′N 18°54′E / 45.417°N 18.900°E / 45.417; 18.900
Country  Croatia
County Vukovar-Syrmia
Municipality Trpinja
Population (2011[1])
 • Total 458
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 32 225
Area code(s) +385 (0)32
Vehicle registration VU

Vera (Serbian Cyrillic: Вера)[2] is a village in Croatia, municipality Trpinja, Vukovar-Syrmia County.

Name[edit]

Villages Trpinja, Bobota and Vera share common legend about origin of their names. According to legend ancestors of today's inhabitants of villages who settled in Great Serb Migrations under Arsenije III Čarnojević were called Bobe. They were fleeing from Ottoman Empire conquest to preserve their faith. Therefore was formed local phrase which says Bobe suffer for faith or in Serbian Bobe trpiše za veru. From word Bobe was created name Bobota, from word suffer (Serbian:trpiti) was created name Trpinja and from word faith (Serbian:vera) was created name of village Vera.[3]

Education[edit]

Branch school of Elementary school Bobota is located in Vera. Education at local school in is implemented in Serbian language.[4]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.dzs.hr/Hrv_Eng/publication/2011/SI-1441.pdf
  2. ^ "Minority names in Croatia:Registar Geografskih Imena Nacionalnih Manjina Republike Hrvatske" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-03-08. 
  3. ^ http://www.trpinja.hr/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=13&Itemid=26&lang=hr
  4. ^ Popis osnovnih i srednjih škola s nastavom na jeziku i pismu nacionalnih manjina po modelu A, školska godina 2011./2012., Ministarstvo znanosti obrazovanja i sporta