Cerovnik

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Cerovnik
Village
Cerovnik is located in Croatia
Cerovnik
Cerovnik
Location of Kijevo in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°15′N 15°30′E / 45.250°N 15.500°E / 45.250; 15.500Coordinates: 45°15′N 15°30′E / 45.250°N 15.500°E / 45.250; 15.500
Country Croatia
County Karlovac
Municipality Josipdol
Population (2001)
 • Total 167
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Cerovnik is a village in the municipality of Josipdol in Karlovac County in Croatia. It lies below the Kapela mountain. According to the 2001 census, the town has 167 inhabitants.

On Statehood Day 2008, the village unveiled a monument to the 156 villagers who died in the Second World War.[1] Among those killed in the war was the Catholic priest Dragutin Fifka who was killed by Chetniks on May 24, 1943.[2]

The town was mined during the Croatian War of Independence. In the 2000s (decade) the process of demining the area began.[3]

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