Krnjak

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Krnjak
Крњак (Serbian)[1]
Municipality
Municipality of Krnjak
Općina Krnjak
Coat of arms of Krnjak
Coat of arms
Map of Krnjak municipality within Karlovac County
Map of Krnjak municipality within Karlovac County
Krnjak is located in Croatia
Krnjak
Krnjak
Location in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°20′05″N 15°35′55″E / 45.334608°N 15.598642°E / 45.334608; 15.598642
Country  Croatia
County Karlovac
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 1,985

Krnjak (Serbian Cyrillic: Крњак)[3] is a village and a municipality in Karlovac County, Croatia.

Languages and names

On the territory of Krnjak municipality, along with Croatian which is official in the whole country, as a second official language has been introduced Serbian language and Serbian Cyrillic alphabet.[4]

Population

There are a total of 1,985 inhabitants in the municipality (census 2011), 68.6% which are Serbs and 29.2% which are Croats.[5] By mother tongue there are 1,620 Croatian speakers, 201 Serbian speakers and 164 speakers of other languages.[6] The municipality is part of Kordun.

Settlements

The settlements in the municipality are:[2]


Hrvatsko Žariste, once called Partizansko Žariste, was famous for its elementary school, that was founded by family Vidić.

References

  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. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Krnjak". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Minority names in Croatia:Registar Geografskih Imena Nacionalnih Manjina Republike Hrvatske" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on October 29, 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-08. 
  4. ^ Izvješće o provođenju ustavnog zakona o pravima nacionalnih manjina i o utošku sredstava osiguranih u državnom proračunu Republike Hrvatske za 2008. godinu za potrebe nacionalnih manjina, Zagreb, 2009.
  5. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Karlovac". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  6. ^ "Population by Mother Tongue, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Karlovac". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 

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