Kneževi Vinogradi

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Kneževi Vinogradi
Herczegszöllös  (Hungarian)[1]


Кнежеви Виногради (Serbian)[2]
Municipality
Municipality of Kneževi Vinogradi
Općina Kneževi Vinogradi
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Coat of arms of Kneževi Vinogradi
Coat of arms
Kneževi Vinogradi is located in Croatia
Kneževi Vinogradi
Kneževi Vinogradi
Location of Kneževi Vinogradi in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°45′1″N 18°43′59″E / 45.75028°N 18.73306°E / 45.75028; 18.73306
Country  Croatia
Region Baranya (Podunavlje)
County Zastava Osječko-baranjske županije.png Osijek-Baranja
Government
 • Municipal mayor Deneš Šoja
Area
 • Total 183 km2 (71 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 4,614
 • Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes 31309 Kneževi Vinogradi
Area code(s) 031
Website www.knezevi-vinogradi.hr

Kneževi Vinogradi is a village and municipality in Croatia. It is situated in the Osijek-Baranja County, on the southern slopes of Bansko Brdo, 11 km southeast of Beli Manastir. Its elevation is 103 m. Chief occupations of villagers include farming, viticulture, livestock breeding (dairy farms) and dairy industry.

Name[edit]

The name of the village derived from Croatian words "knez" ("prince" in English) and "vinograd" ("vineyard" in English), hence the meaning of the name is "the prince's vineyards".

In other languages, the village in German is known as Weingärten or Weingärten i.d.Braunau, in Hungarian as Herczegszöllös and in Serbian as Kneževi Vinogradi (Кнежеви Виногради).[3]

Geography[edit]

The municipality of Kneževi Vinogradi include following settlements:

Features[edit]

Kneževi Vinogradi are the centre of the Baranja viticulture. The village has interesting sacral heritage as well as several preserved buildings from the 19th century, the most distinguished among them being the classicist building from 1815, the present-day archives.

Outdoor swimming pools with accompanying facilities offer a variety of sports and recreational opportunities throughout the year. The nearby surroundings offer fine hunting and fishing grounds. Wines as well as the Baranja cuisine can be tasted in a number of the wine cellars.

Demographics[edit]

Municipality[edit]

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Ethnic groups (2001)

  Hungarians (40.9%)
  Croats (34.34%)
  Serbs (18.43%)
  Germans (1.95%)
  Others (4.38%)

According to the 2001 census, there are 5,186 inhabitants in the municipality, including:[4]

Village[edit]

According to the 2001 census, there are 1,715 inhabitants in the Kneževi Vinogradi village, including:

  • Croats = 844
  • Serbs = 535
  • Hungarians = 275
  • others = 61

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Government of Croatia (October 2013). "Peto izvješće Republike Hrvatske o primjeni Europske povelje o regionalnim ili manjinskim jezicima" (PDF) (in Croatian). Council of Europe. p. 36. Retrieved 30 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Statut Općine Kneževi Vinogradi" (PDF) (in Croatian). Article 15. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Registar Geografskih Imena Nacionalnih Manjina Republike Hrvatske" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-03-08. 
  4. ^ "SAS Output". Dzs.hr. Retrieved 2012-06-27. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°45′N 18°44′E / 45.750°N 18.733°E / 45.750; 18.733