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Mlaka is a village in central Croatia, in the municipality of Jasenovac, Sisak-Moslavina County. It is a new territorial organization that has been formed from the former large municipality of Novska.

Mlaka
Village
Mlaka is located in Croatia
Mlaka
Mlaka
Location in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°14′06″N 17°01′26″E / 45.23500°N 17.02389°E / 45.23500; 17.02389
Country Croatia
RegionContinental Croatia
CountyFlag of Sisak-Moslavina County.png Sisak-Moslavina
MunicipalityJasenovac
Elevation
94 m (308 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total58
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
44324 Jasenovac
Area code(s)(+385) 44

HistoryEdit

Mlaka is also the name of a Croatian concentration camp during World War II in this area.[2][3]

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2011 census,[1] the village of Mlaka has 58 inhabitants. This represents 16.76% of its pre-war population.

According to the 1991 census, 304 residents were ethnic Serbs (84.91%), 10 ethnic Croats (2.79%), 10 Yugoslavs (2.79%), 2 Muslims (0.55%), and others (8.92%).

Population change 1857-2011 [1][4]

 


SightsEdit

Notable natives and residentsEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Mlaka". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  2. ^ Mlaka in Croatia not Germany, ushmm.org; accessed 11 March 2016.
  3. ^ See List of concentration camps and Commons File:Fascist_concentration_camps_in_yugoslavia.png
  4. ^ Naselja i stanovništvo Republike Hrvatske 1857-2001, www.dzs.hr