Кнежеви Виногради (Serbian)
|Municipality of Kneževi Vinogradi
Općina Kneževi Vinogradi
|• Municipal mayor||Deneš Šoja|
|• Total||183 km2 (71 sq mi)|
|Population (2011 census)|
|• Density||25/km2 (65/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal codes||31309 Kneževi Vinogradi|
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.
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".
The municipality of Kneževi Vinogradi include following settlements:
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.
According to the 2001 census, there are 5,186 inhabitants in the municipality, including:
- Hungarians (40.9%)
- Croats (34.34%)
- Serbs (18.43%)
- Germans (1.95%)
- others (including Romani, Albanians, Macedonians, Slovenians, etc.).
According to the 2001 census, there are 1,715 inhabitants in the Kneževi Vinogradi village, including:
- Croats = 844
- Serbs = 535
- Hungarians = 275
- others = 61
- Osijek-Baranja County
- List of Croatian municipalities with minority languages in official use
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