Jarmina

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Jarmina
Municipality
Municipality of Jarmina
Općina Jarmina
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Location of Jarmina
Jarmina is located in Croatia
Jarmina
Jarmina
Location in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°19′N 18°44′E / 45.317°N 18.733°E / 45.317; 18.733Coordinates: 45°19′N 18°44′E / 45.317°N 18.733°E / 45.317; 18.733
Country  Croatia
County Flag of Vukovar-Syrmia County.svg Vukovar-Srijem
Government
 • Mayor Andrija Draganić (HDZ)
Population (2001)
 • Total 2,627
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 32280
Area code(s) 32
Vehicle registration VK
Website www.jarmina.hr

Jarmina is a village and municipality in the Vukovar-Srijem County in Croatia.

Name

In German the village is known as Jahrmein or Hermann, in Hungarian as Járomnaszentmiklós, and in Serbian Cyrillic as Јармина.

Demographics

Before World War II there was a substantial German-speaking Danube Swabian population here. According to the 2001 census, there are 2,627 inhabitants, 98.13% which are Croats.

Characteristics

The municipality is home to a monument to defenders and civilians killed in the Croatian War of Independence which has the names of 15 deceased people.[1]

Near Borinci, a village, which belongs to Jarmina, there is a 171 metres tall guyed mast for FM-/TV-broadcasting.

Jarmina is unofficial name of the Vinkovci Marshaling yard and freight railway station.

See also

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