Gola, Koprivnica-Križevci County

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Gola, Koprivnica-Križevci County is located in Croatia
Gola, Koprivnica-Križevci County
Location of Gola in Croatia

Gola is a municipality in the Koprivnica-Križevci County in Croatia. According to the 2011 census, there are 2,431 inhabitants in the area,[1] with Croats forming an absolute majority.

History[edit]

In the late 19th century and early 20th century, Gola was part of the Bjelovar-Križevci County of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia. Gola had a railway station on the Barcs - Nagykanizsa railway line (opened in 1868) in Hungarian territory. The use of the station for Gola district citizens was possible and were ruled under a special Hungarian - Yugoslav agreement until World War II. After the Cold War started, the access through the border was prohibited. The last train stopped at Gola station on 18 June 1951 at 3:50 p.m.(1, "[...]the last train is number 2407. For the train nr. 1401 Berzence station asks already Gyékényes station for permission.[...]") After 1956 even the station building was demolished.

Demographics[edit]

The population of the municipality broken down into villages according to the 2011 census is:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Gola". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 

Coordinates: 46°12′N 17°03′E / 46.200°N 17.050°E / 46.200; 17.050