Cerovlje
Cerovlje Municipality
Općina Cerovlje
Cerovlje
Cerovlje
Location of Cerovlje in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°16′41″N 14°0′36″E / 45.27806°N 14.01000°E / 45.27806; 14.01000Coordinates: 45°16′41″N 14°0′36″E / 45.27806°N 14.01000°E / 45.27806; 14.01000
CountryCroatia
CountyIstria
Area
 • Total105 km2 (41 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total1,677
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
52402
Area code(s)52
Websitewww.cerovlje.hr

Cerovlje (Italian: Cerreto) is a village and a municipality in Istria, Croatia.

Description

Many ancient towns and decayed castles (Belaj, Posert, Paz, Gologorica, Gradinje) can be found in its territory. Almost every town or castle in Cerovlje is on top of a hill, from where they could see enemies from a farther distance. During the Middle Ages (under the reign of the Holy Roman Empire), the people of Cerovlje also built many churches.

Demographics

The total population of Cerovlje is 1,667 (census 2011).[1]

The census of 2011 had recorded the following settlements:[1]

Municipal population

Population number according to the census[2]
1857 1869 1880 1890 1900 1910 1921 1931 1948 1953 1961 1971 1981 1991 2001 2011
3.585 3.707 3.954 3.993 4.185 4.378 4.405 4.780 3.834 3.607 3.049 2.485 2.024 1.815 1.745 1.677

Note: Emerged from old Pazin municipality. From 1857 until 1971 includes part of the data of Pazin.

References

  1. ^ a b c "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Cerovlje". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  2. ^ "Naselja i stanovništvo Republike Hrvatske 1857.-2001" (in Croatian). Retrieved 23 December 2014.