Lanišće

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Lanišće
Municipality
Lanišće Municipality
Lanišće, Istria, Croatia - view from south (3.2.2007.) zoom.jpg
Coat of arms of Lanišće
Coat of arms
Lanišće is located in Croatia
Lanišće
Lanišće
Location of Lanišće in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°24′28″N 14°6′56″E / 45.40778°N 14.11556°E / 45.40778; 14.11556Coordinates: 45°24′28″N 14°6′56″E / 45.40778°N 14.11556°E / 45.40778; 14.11556
Country Croatia
County Istria
Area
 • Total 143,13 km2 (5,526 sq mi)
Elevation 546 m (1,791 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 329
 • Density 2.29/km2 (5.9/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 52422
Website Lanišće

Lanišće (Italian: Lanischie) is a village and municipality in the mountainous Ćićarija area, Istria, Croatia. In 2011, the population of the village itself is 88, with a total of 329 residents in the municipality.[1] Over 92.40% of the population are Croats.[2] There are fourteen settlements in the municipality: Brest, Brgudac, Dane, Jelovice, Klenovšćak, Kropinjak, Lanišće, Podgaće, Prapoće, Račja Vas, Rašpor, Slum, Trstenik and Vodice.

Description[edit]

Municipality Lanišće was formed in 1992, with total area as the largest municipality in the Istria county, while by population density the smallest.[3] There are fourteen settlements in the municipality, Brest, Brgudac, Dane, Jelovice, Klenovšćak, Kropinjak, Lanišće, Podgaće, Prapoće, Račja Vas, Rašpor, Slum, Trstenik and Vodice, and two hamlets, Brljavci and Črnehi, which are according to the statistical data attributed to the village Kropinjak.[3] All villages are of mountainous character, located at altitudes from 500 m (Podgaće) to 740 m (Brgudac) above sea level.[3]

Demography[edit]

Until 1900 and 1910, population has grown steadily, and the largest density was in 1900 with 33,8/km2.[4] Until 1900, Vodice was the largest village in municipality, and after 1910 remained the second after Lanišće.[4] Both villages until 1910 with population outnumbered Buzet.[4] Many families and individuals in the period from the late 1800s until 1941 emigrated, mostly to countries in North and South America.[5] The first stagnation was at the time of World War I, between 1910 and 1921, but it was followed by sudden increase until 1931 and 1936.[4] The second and permanent period of stagnation followed after World War II (1945-1948).[6]

Municipality Lanišće[edit]

Population number according census[7]
1857 1869 1880 1890 1900 1910 1921 1931 1948 1953 1961 1971 1981 1991 2001[8] 2011
3,820 4,109 4,264 4,555 4,870 4,756 2,811 4,151 3,235 2,698 1,715 927 624 621 398 329

Note: Emerged from old Buzet municipality. In 1921 part of data is contained in Buzet.

Lanišće (village)[edit]

Population number according census[7]
1857 1869 1880 1890 1900 1910 1921 1931 1948 1953 1961 1971 1981 1991 2001 2011
460 499 571 576 640 650 0 1,979 518 489 288 167 115 181 94 88

Note: In 1921 part of data is contained in Roč (near Buzet). In 1931 contains data from villages Brgudac, Podgaće, Prapoće, Račja Vas and Rašpor.

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References[edit]

Bibliography
  • Zbornik općine Lanišće (English: Anthology of Lanišče municipality), 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012 (in Croatian). Pazin: Josip Turčinović. 
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