Krivi Put

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Krivi Put
Krivi Put-Zeljko.JPG
Country  Croatia
County Lika-Senj County
Municipality Senj
Population (2001)
 • Total 58
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code(s) 053

Krivi Put is a village located in a forested area near Senj, in Lika-Senj County, Croatia. The name of the village literally means "Wrong Way".

Its earliest settlers founded the village in 1605, favouring it as good grazing land for their cattle. The nearby villages of Veljun, Serdari, Alan, Krmpote and Podbilo were also founded by Bunjevci settlers around the same time. The village celebrates an annual holiday on August 5.

Today a majority of Krivi Put's population are farmers. Famous former inhabitants include Rudy Perpich (the former governor of Minnesota)[1] and the parents of Croatian Ante Pavelić, Poglavnik, Fascist leader of the Axis Powers allied Independent State of Croatia


Krivi Put
Census year 2001 1991 1981 1971
Croats (Bunjevci) 58 (100%) 87 (93.6%) 109 (99.1%) 210 (99.1%)
Serbs 0 0 1 (0.9%) 0
others 0 6 (6.4%) 0 1 (0.9%)
Total 58 93 110 211


Coordinates: 45°02′N 14°58′E / 45.033°N 14.967°E / 45.033; 14.967