Marinci, Vukovar-Syrmia County

Marinci is a village in the Nuštar municipality in the Vukovar-Syrmia County in eastern Croatia located northeast of Vinkovci and southwest of Vukovar. The population is 670 (census 2011).[1]

Marinci
Marinci is located in Croatia
Marinci
Marinci
Coordinates: 45°20′23″N 18°54′01″E / 45.339854°N 18.900229°E / 45.339854; 18.900229
Country Croatia
County Vukovar-Syrmia
MunicipalityNuštar

The village is located on the county road Ž4137 Nuštar-Bogdanovci-Vukovar[2] and its position was strategically important during the 1991 Battle of Vukovar.[3][4]

NameEdit

The name of the village in Croatian is plural.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Marinci". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  2. ^ "Decision on categorization of public roads as state roads, county roads and local roads". Narodne novine (in Croatian). February 17, 2010.
  3. ^ Central Intelligence Agency Office of Russian and European Analysis (2000). Balkan Battlegrounds: A Military History of the Yugoslav Conflict, 1990-1995: Volume 1. Washington, D.C.: Central Intelligence Agency. ISBN 978-0-16-066472-4.
  4. ^ Tus, Anton (2001). "The war up to the Sarajevo Ceasefire". In Magaš, Branko; Žanić, Ivo (eds.). The War in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina 1991-1995. London: Frank Cass Publishers. ISBN 0-7146-8201-2.