Petlovac

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Petlovac
Municipality
Municipality of Petlovac
Općina Petlovac
Petlovac zapad.JPG
Petlovac is located in Croatia
Petlovac
Petlovac
Location of Petlovac in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°45′31″N 18°31′41″E / 45.75861°N 18.52806°E / 45.75861; 18.52806
Country Croatia
County Zastava Osječko-baranjske županije.png Osijek-Baranja
Government
 • Municipal mayor Milan Knežević
Area
 • Total 93 km2 (36 sq mi)
Elevation 90 m (300 ft)
Population (2011 census)
 • Total 2,405[1]
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes 31321 Petlovac
Area code(s) (+385) 31

Petlovac (Hungarian: Baranyaszentistván, German: Sankt Stefan)[2] is a village and municipality in the western part of Baranja, which comprise the northern part of Osijek-Baranja County in Croatia.

Name[edit]

Its name derived from the word "petao" (which means "rooster" in English).

Municipality of Petlovac[edit]

Population[edit]

Population data graph 1857.-2011.[3]


Municipality of Petlovac has 2,405 inhabitants (2011 census), including: [1]

Geography[edit]

It is located between border with Hungary in the north-west, Baranja municipalities of Beli Manastir and Jagodnjak in the east and Slavonia region in the south-west.

The municipality of Petlovac include following settlements:

Petlovac (setllement)[edit]

History[edit]

Till 1991. part of settlement was Zeleno Polje which is now independent settlement.

Population[edit]

Population data graph 1857.-2011.[4]


Ethnic composition, 1991. census[edit]

Petlovac
1991
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total: 1,012

  Croats 843 (83.30%)
  Serbs 51 (5.03%)
  Yugoslavs 37 (3.65%)
  Hungarians 25 (2.47%)
  Slovenes 11 (1.08%)
  Montenegrins 7 (0.69%)
  Germans 5 (0.49%)
  ethnically undeclared 15 (1.48%)
  unknown 17 (1.67%)

Austria-Hungary 1910. census[edit]

Petlovac
Population by ethnicity Population by religion
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total: 962

  Germans 927 (96.36%)
  Hungarians 28 (2.91%)
  Serbs 4 (0.41%)
  others 3 (0.31%)
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total: 962

  roman catholics 944 (98.12%)
  jewish 10 (1.03%)
  eastern orthodox 5 (0.51%)
  calvinists 3 (0.31%)

References[edit]

Literature[edit]

  • Book: "Narodnosni i vjerski sastav stanovništva Hrvatske, 1880–1991: po naseljima, autor: Jakov Gelo, izdavač: Državni zavod za statistiku Republike Hrvatske, 1998., ISBN 953-6667-07-X, ISBN 978-953-6667-07-9;

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