Sveti Rok

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Sveti Rok
A farm near Sveti Rok and Velebit Mountain.
A farm near Sveti Rok and Velebit Mountain.
Sveti Rok is located in Croatia
Sveti Rok
Sveti Rok
Coordinates: 44°21′41″N 15°39′13″E / 44.361368°N 15.653636°E / 44.361368; 15.653636Coordinates: 44°21′41″N 15°39′13″E / 44.361368°N 15.653636°E / 44.361368; 15.653636
CountryCroatia
CountyLika-Senj County
MunicipalityLovinac
Population
(2001)
 • Total292
Time zoneUTC+1 Central European Time

Sveti Rok is a small village in the Lovinac municipality, in Lika–Senj County, Croatia. Sveti Rok has a population of 292. The majority of the population are Croats.

History[edit]

Until 1918, Sveti Rok (named Sanct Roch before 1850) was part of the Austrian monarchy (Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia after the compromise of 1867), in the Croatian Military Frontier, Likaner Regiment N°I.[1] The village named after Saint Roch.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.