Tompojevci

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Tompojevci
Municipality
Tompojevci 1.JPG
Tompojevci is located in Croatia
Tompojevci
Tompojevci
Location in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°14′N 19°6′E / 45.233°N 19.100°E / 45.233; 19.100Coordinates: 45°14′N 19°6′E / 45.233°N 19.100°E / 45.233; 19.100
Country  Croatia
Region Syrmia (Podunavlje)
County Flag of Vukovar-Syrmia County.svg Vukovar-Srijem
Government
 • Municipal mayor Tomislav Panenić (Most)
Population (2011) 309 (1,561 in municipality) [1]
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 32238
Area code(s) 32
Vehicle registration VU
Website opcina-tompojevci.hr

Tompojevci (Rusyn: томпоєвци) is a village and municipality in the Vukovar-Syrmia County in Croatia. According to the 2011 census, there are 1,565 inhabitants in the municipality.[2]

The municipality encompasses the Jelaš Forest, where a mass grave containing six bodies and three individual graves of people killed during the Croatian War of Independence were found. As of October 2013 four of the bodies remain unidentified, while the rest were Croatian National Guard soldiers and civilians. A memorial was built at the site in 2013.[3]

Tompojevci is underdeveloped municipality which is statistically classified as the First Category Area of Special State Concern by the Government of Croatia.[4]

Demographics

Ethnic groups in the municipality include (2011 census):[5]

Inhabited places

Municipality contains the villages of Berak, Bokšić, Čakovci, Grabovo, Mikluševci and Tompojevci.[2]

Politics

Mayor of the municipality is Tomislav Panenić.

Languages

bilingual plate on Hungarian House in Čakovci

In the Municipality of Tompojevci for the territory of the settlement of Mikluševci, where Rusyns make up the majority of the population (of the total of 486 inhabitants 359 are Rusyns), equal use of the Rusyn language has been introduced by the Statute of the Municipality of Tompojevci, and for the settlement of Čakovci in the same Municipality, where Hungarians make up the majority of the population, equal use of the Hungarian language and script has been introduced.

See also

References

  1. ^ "POPISANE OSOBE, KUĆANSTVA I STAMBENE JEDINICE, PRVI REZULTATI POPISA 2011. PO NASELJIMA, page 83" (PDF). Retrieved 16 June 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Tompojevci". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  3. ^ "U Sotinu pokopano 11 žrtava iz masovne grobnice" [Eleven Mass Grave Victims Buried in Sotin] (in Croatian). Croatian Radiotelevision. 14 October 2013.
  4. ^ Lovrinčević, Željko; Davor, Mikulić; Budak, Jelena (June 2004). "AREAS OF SPECIAL STATE CONCERN IN CROATIA- REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT DIFFERENCES AND THE DEMOGRAPHIC AND EDUCATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS". Ekonomski pregled, Vol.55 No.5-6. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Vukovar-Sirmium". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.