Bijelo Brdo, Croatia

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Bijelo Brdo
Бијело Брдо (Serbian)[1]
Village
Bijelo Brdo is located in Osijek-Baranja County
Bijelo Brdo
Bijelo Brdo
Bijelo Brdo is located in Croatia
Bijelo Brdo
Bijelo Brdo
Coordinates: 45°31′02″N 18°52′15″E / 45.5172°N 18.8708°E / 45.5172; 18.8708
Country  Croatia
County Zastava Osječko-baranjske županije.png Osijek-Baranja County
Municipality Erdut
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,961
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Bijelo Brdo (Serbian Cyrillic: Бијело Брдо)[1] is a village in the Erdut municipality in eastern Croatia. It is connected by the D213 road and by R202 railway. It has a total of 1,961 inhabitants (2011).

Geography[edit]

The village is situated 15 km east from Osijek, in the historical Slavonia region. It is near the border with Serbia.

History[edit]

During World War II, 93 native Serb families were relocated from Osijek and the neighbouring villages of Dalj and Bijelo Brdo, first to Bosnia and then to Serbia, by the Independent State of Croatia (the Ustaše), while their houses were settled with Croats from Dalmatia.[2]

Culture[edit]

  • Church of St. Nicholas, built between 1764 and 1809, reconstructed in 1996.

Demographics[edit]

The 2011 census had a total of 1,961 inhabitants. The 2001 census had a total of 2,119 inhabitants in 720 households. 1991 census, a total of 2,400 inhabitants, out of which Serbs 1,941 (80.87%), Croats 217 (9.04%), Yugoslavs 97 (4.04%), and other smaller communities.

Sport[edit]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Government of Croatia (October 2013). "Peto izvješće Republike Hrvatske o primjeni Europske povelje o regionalnim ili manjinskim jezicima" (PDF) (in Croatian). Council of Europe. p. 36. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  2. ^ Највећи злочини садашњице : (патње и страдање српског народа у Независној Држави Хрватској од 1941-1945), Др. Драгослав Страњаковић, Горњи Милановац Дечје новине 1991. pp. 118

Coordinates: 45°31′03″N 18°52′23″E / 45.51750°N 18.87306°E / 45.51750; 18.87306