Baranjsko Petrovo Selo

Baranjsko Petrovo Selo (Hungarian: Petárda) is a settlement in the region of Baranja, Croatia. Administratively, it is located in the Petlovac municipality within the Osijek-Baranja County. Population is 525 people.[1]

Baranjsko Petrovo Selo
Village
Baranjsko Petrovo Selo, Roman Catholic church "St. Lawrence" in main street
Baranjsko Petrovo Selo, Roman Catholic church "St. Lawrence" in main street
Baranjsko Petrovo Selo is located in Croatia
Baranjsko Petrovo Selo
Baranjsko Petrovo Selo
Coordinates: 45°45′18″N 18°28′10″E / 45.75500°N 18.46944°E / 45.75500; 18.46944
CountryCroatia
RegionBaranya (Podunavlje)
CountyOsijek-Baranja
MunicipalityPetlovac
Elevation
289 ft (88 m)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total525
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
31322 Baranjsko Petrovo Selo
Area code(s)(+385) 31

HistoryEdit

It was first mentioned in 1349 and its older name was Petarda. According to Ottoman defters (tax records), the village was also inhabited during Ottoman administration.

Parts of settlement (hamlets)Edit

Bakanga, Baranjsko Petrovo Selo, Repnjak and Žido-Pusta. Former parts are: Greisinger-Pusta, Paleža-Salaš, Vrbak-Pusta and Žido-Lugarna. Till 1991. part of settlement was also Novo Nevesinje which is now independent settlement.

PopulationEdit

Population data graph 1857.-2011.[2]

 

Ethnic composition, 1991. censusEdit

Baranjsko Petrovo Selo
1991

total: 779

  Croats 609 (78.17%)
  Hungarians 72 (9.24%)
  Serbs 29 (3.72%)
  Yugoslavs 11 (1.41%)
  Romanians 6 (0.77%)
  Roma 5 (0.64%)
  Albanians 4 (0.51%)
  Germans 4 (0.51%)
  Ruthenians 3 (0.38%)
  Slovaks 3 (0.38%)
  Italians 1 (0.12%)
  Macedonians 1 (0.12%)
  ethnically undeclared 14 (1.79%)
  unknown 17 (2.18%)

Austria-Hungary 1910. censusEdit

Baranjsko Petrovo Selo
Population by ethnicity Population by religion

total: 1,007

  Croats 790 (78.45%)
  Hungarians 108 (10.72%)
  Germans 62 (6.15%)
  Serbs 21 (2.08%)
  others 26 (2.58%)

total: 1,007

  Roman Catholics 963 (95.63%)
  eastern orthodox 23 (2.28%)
  calvinists 8 (0.79%)
  jewish 6 (0.59%)
  others 7 (0.69%)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Baranjsko Petrovo Selo". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  2. ^ Naselja i stanovništvo Republike Hrvatske 1857.-2001., www.dzs.hr

LiteratureEdit

  • Book: "Narodnosni i vjerski sastav stanovništva Hrvatske, 1880–1991: po naseljima, autor: Jakov Gelo, izdavač: Državni zavod za statistiku Republike Hrvatske, 1998., ISBN 953-6667-07-X, ISBN 978-953-6667-07-9;

See alsoEdit