Kestenovac, Lika-Senj County

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Kestenovac

Кестеновац (Serbian)[1]
Village
Kestenovac is located in Croatia
Kestenovac
Kestenovac
Coordinates: 44°37′59″N 16°01′08″E / 44.63306°N 16.01889°E / 44.63306; 16.01889
Country Croatia
CountyLika-Senj County
MunicipalityDonji Lapac
Elevation
546 m (1,791 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total39
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
53251 Nebljusi
Area code(s)+385 (53)

Kestenovac (Serbian Cyrillic: Кестеновац)[1] is a village in Croatia. It has a population of 39 (2011 census).[2] It has an area of 3.3 km2 and around 70 buildings.

In the village there was an elementary school which was destroyed in the 1991-1995 war.

Kestenovac is located near Ljutoč and Plješevica mountains, and is also near the River Una and Štrbački Buk waterfalls. It belongs to the Donji Lapac municipality.

Population[edit]

According to the 2011 census, Kestenovac had 39 inhabitants.[2]

Population[3]
1857 1869 1880 1890 1900 1910 1921 1931 1948 1953 1961 1971 1981 1991 2001 2011
189 227 212 287 381 446 433 0 338 370 333 282 210 159 30 39

Note: In 1857 and 1869 this settlement was part of Bosnia and Herzegovina (that time Ottoman Empire), without census data, so population number is calculated. 1880, 1890 and 1900 data are taken from Bosnia and Herzegovina censuses (under occupation control of Austria-Hungary) from 1879, 1885 and 1895. There is also non-included data for the settlement which became part of the Yugoslav federal unit of Bosnia and Herzegovina before the 1948 census. In 1931 data is included in the settlement of Nebljusi. The settlement of Kestenovac became part of the Yugoslav federal unit of Croatia after World War II.

1991 census[edit]

According to the 1991 census, settlement of Kestenovac had 159 inhabitants, which were ethnically declared as:

Kestenovac
1991

total: 159

  Serbs 147 (92.45%)
  Muslims 8 (5.03%)
  Yugoslavs 4 (2.51%)

Austro-hungarian 1910 census[edit]

According to the 1910 census, settlement of Kestenovac had 446 inhabitants, which were linguisticaly and religiously declared as this:

Population by language Croatian or Serbian
Kestenovac 446
Total 446 (100%)
Population by religion Eastern Orthodox Roman Catholics
Kestenovac 437 9
Total 437 (97.98%) 9 (2.01%)

Note: In 1910 census settlement of Kestenovac was in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Literature[edit]

  • [1] Savezni zavod za statistiku i evidenciju FNRJ i SFRJ, popis stanovništva 1948, 1953, 1961, 1971, 1981. i 1991. godine.
  • Knjiga: "Narodnosni i vjerski sastav stanovništva Hrvatske, 1880-1991: po naseljima, autor: Jakov Gelo, izdavač: Državni zavod za statistiku Republike Hrvatske, 1998., ISBN 953-6667-07-X, ISBN 978-953-6667-07-9;

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