Kaštel Žegarski

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Kaštel Žegarski
Serb Orthodox church
Serb Orthodox church
Kaštel Žegarski is located in Croatia
Kaštel Žegarski
Kaštel Žegarski
Coordinates: 44°9′18″N 15°51′29″E / 44.15500°N 15.85806°E / 44.15500; 15.85806
Country Croatia
CountyZadar County
MunicipalityObrovac, Croatia
76 m (249 ft)
 • Total135
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Postal code
Area code(s)023

Kaštel Žegarski (German: Schegar) is a village in northern Dalmatia which lies within the administrative area of Obrovac in Zadar County, Croatia.


It lies 15 kilometres (9 mi) south-southeast of Obrovac, 9 kilometres (6 mi) northeast of Ervenik and a short distance south of the Zrmanja River.


The highest population of Kaštel Žegarski was 1,832 recorded in the census of 1921.[1] In the census of 1991, Kaštel Žegarski had 480 inhabitants,[1] almost all of whom were Serbs. The 2001 census recorded 53 residents.[2] The 2011 census recorded 135 residents.[3]

The Orthodox Church of Saint George, established in 1618, is located in the village.

From 1990 to 1995, Kaštel Žegarski was in the area controlled by the Republic of Serbian Krajina, the Serbian separatist movement.


  1. ^ a b Naselja i stanovništvo Republike Hrvatske 1857.-2001. Archived 2012-05-05 at the Wayback Machine, Croatian Bureau of Statistics
  2. ^ http://www.dzs.hr/Eng/censuses/Census2001/Popis/E01_01_03/e01_01_03_zup13-2968.html
  3. ^ "2011 census by settlement". Central Bureau of Statistics (Croatia) (in Croatian). 2011. Retrieved February 28, 2014.

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