Vojnić

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Vojnić
Municipality
Municipality of Vojnić
Općina Vojnić
Vojnić is located in Croatia
Vojnić
Vojnić
Location of Vojnić in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°25′N 15°50′E / 45.417°N 15.833°E / 45.417; 15.833
Country  Croatia
County Karlovac County
Population (2011)
 • Total 4,764
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) 047
Website www.vojnic.hr
Image of Vojnić municipality within Karlovac County

Vojnić is a municipality in Karlovac County, Croatia. There are 4,764 inhabitants, 45% of whom are Serbs and 37% of whom are Croats.[1] The municipality is part of Kordun.

Languages and names[edit]

On the territory of Vojnić municipality, along with Croatian which is officiall in the whole country, as a second official language has been introduced Serbian language and Serbian Cyrillic alphabet.[2]

Demography[edit]

In 1991 the municipality of Vojnić had a population of 8,236. 7,366 (89.43%) were Serbs, 436 (5.29%) were Muslims, 116 (1.40%) were Croats and 318 (3.86%) were others.[citation needed]

History[edit]

Until 1918, Vojnić (named VOINIC in 1850) was part of the Austrian monarchy (Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia, after the compromise of 1867), in the Croatian Military Frontier.[3] It was administered by the SZLUINER Grenz-Infanterie-Regiment N°IV before 1881. Vojnić became a district capital in the Modruš-Rijeka County in the Kingdom.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Karlovac". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.

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Coordinates: 45°19′26″N 15°41′48″E / 45.32389°N 15.69667°E / 45.32389; 15.69667