Majske Poljane

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Majske Poljane (also Majske Poljina)[1] is a village in the Glina municipality, in Central Croatia.[2] The village's geographic coordinates are 45° 21' 0 North and 16° 8' 60 East, the altitude is 162 meters above sea level,[3] and, in 2011, the population was 196 people.[4]

Culture[edit]

The village is within the Serbian Orthodox Church's Diocese of Upper Karlovac.[5]

People[edit]

Majske Poljane is the birthplace of Yugoslav mathematicians Đuro Kurepa (1907–1993), and Svetozar Kurepa (1929–2010).[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mijajlović, Žarko (1995). "Đuro Kurepa" (PDF). 57: 13–18. Retrieved 2007-02-01. 
  2. ^ Wilkinson, Ray. "The Long Road Home". Refugees Magazine. Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Archived from the original on 2006-11-21. Retrieved 2007-02-01. 
  3. ^ "Majske Poljane". Falling Rain Genomics, Inc. Retrieved 2007-02-01. 
  4. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Majske Poljane". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  5. ^ "The diocese of Upper Karlovac". spc.rs. Serbian Orthodox Church. Retrieved 2007-02-01. 
  6. ^ http://dnevnik.hr/vijesti/znanost-it/umro-istaknuti-matematicar-svetozar-kurepa.html

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°21′N 16°09′E / 45.35°N 16.15°E / 45.35; 16.15