Krnjak
Крњак (Serbian)[1]
Municipality of Krnjak
Općina Krnjak
Map of Krnjak municipality within Karlovac County
Krnjak
Krnjak
Location in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°20′10″N 15°36′02″E / 45.336049°N 15.600684°E / 45.336049; 15.600684
Country Croatia
County Karlovac County
Area
 • Total112.01 km2 (43.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[3]
 • Total1,423
Time zoneUTC+1
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2

Krnjak (Serbian Cyrillic: Крњак)[4] is a village and a municipality in Karlovac County, Croatia.

Languages and names

On the territory of Krnjak municipality, along with Croatian which is official in the whole country, as a second official language has been introduced Serbian language and Serbian Cyrillic alphabet.[5]

Population

There are a total of 1,985 inhabitants in the municipality (census 2011), 68.6% which are Serbs and 29.2% which are Croats.[6] By mother tongue there are 1,620 Croatian speakers, 201 Serbian speakers and 164 speakers of other languages.[7] The municipality is part of Kordun.

Settlements

The settlements in the municipality are:[3]

Hrvatsko Žarište, once called Partizansko Žarište, was famous for its elementary school, that was founded by family Vidić.

References

  1. ^ Government of Croatia (October 2013). "Peto izvješće Republike Hrvatske o primjeni Europske povelje o regionalnim ili manjinskim jezicima" (PDF) (in Croatian). Council of Europe. p. 36. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Općine na područjima posebne državne skrbi Republike Hrvatske" (PDF). Croatian Chamber of Economy. Retrieved 15 April 2020.
  3. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Krnjak". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  4. ^ "Minority names in Croatia:Registar Geografskih Imena Nacionalnih Manjina Republike Hrvatske" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on October 29, 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-08.
  5. ^ Izvješće o provođenju ustavnog zakona o pravima nacionalnih manjina i o utošku sredstava osiguranih u državnom proračunu Republike Hrvatske za 2008. godinu za potrebe nacionalnih manjina, Zagreb, 2009.
  6. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Karlovac". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  7. ^ "Population by Mother Tongue, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Karlovac". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.