Ostrovo

Острово (Serbian)[1]
Ostrovo
Ostrovo
Coordinates: 45°20′17″N 18°47′13″E / 45.338°N 18.787°E / 45.338; 18.787Coordinates: 45°20′17″N 18°47′13″E / 45.338°N 18.787°E / 45.338; 18.787
Country Croatia
RegionSlavonia (Podunavlje)
County Vukovar-Syrmia
MunicipalityMarkušica
Government
 • BodyLocal Committee
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total612
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Official languagesCroatian, Serbian[1]

Ostrovo (Serbian Cyrillic: Острово,[3] Hungarian: Gegetinc) is a village in Croatia, municipality Markušica, Vukovar-Srijem County.

Education

Branch school of Elementary school Markušica is located in Ostrovo. Education at local schools is implemented in Serbian language.[4]

History

Ostrovo was mentioned in 1381 when it was described as a ruined town.[5] During the Middle Ages it was a typical swampland castle.[5]

During the war in Croatia Ostrovo was within self-proclaimed Serb political entity SAO Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Syrmia. In the final stages of conflict United Nations Mission conducted peaceful reintegration this region into Croatian jurisdiction.

Demographic history

According to the 1991 census, the village was inhabited by a majority of Serbs (85.18%), and minority of Croats (7.91%) and Yugoslavs (4.29%).[6]

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References

  1. ^ a b 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. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Ostrovo". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  3. ^ "Registar Geografskih Imena Nacionalnih Manjina Republike Hrvatske" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-03-08.
  4. ^ Popis osnovnih i srednjih škola s nastavom na jeziku i pismu nacionalnih manjina po modelu A, školska godina 2011./2012., Ministarstvo znanosti obrazovanja i sporta
  5. ^ a b Marković, M. (2003). Istočna Slavonija: Stanovništvo i naselja. Naklada Jesenski i Turk. Zagreb.
  6. ^ "попис становништва 1991" (PDF). Савезни завод за статистику и евиденцију ФНРЈ и СФРЈ.