Mokro Polje

Mokro Polje (Serbian Cyrillic: Мокро Поље)[1] is a village in Šibenik-Knin County, Croatia. It is one of the largest villages in the municipality of Ervenik. The river Zrmanja flows through Mokro Polje. The 2011 census listed 227 inhabitants.[2]

Mokro Polje
Мокро Поље (Serbian)[1]
Village
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Mokro Polje is located in Croatia
Mokro Polje
Mokro Polje
Coordinates: 44°05′09″N 16°01′50″E / 44.08583°N 16.03056°E / 44.08583; 16.03056
Country Croatia
CountyŠibenik-Knin County
MunicipalityErvenik
Elevation
181 m (594 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total227
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

HistoryEdit

The Orthodox Church of St. Luka, built in 1537, is located within the village cadastral area. During the Croatian War, Mokro Polje was included in the Republic of Serbian Krajina (1991–95).

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2011 census,[2] the village of Mokro Polje has 227 inhabitants. This represents 28.27% of its pre-war population according to the 1991 census.

The 1991 census[3] recorded that 99.75% of the village population were ethnic Serbs (801/803)[4] while 0.25% were of other ethnic origin (2/803).


Historical population 1857-2011 [2][5]


Sights and eventsEdit

  • Orthodox Church of St. Luka
  • Monument to the fallen partisans and victims of fascism - built in 1952 and destroyed in November 1996 [6]
  • Mokropoljski susreti - a sporting and cultural event taking place at the end of July[7][8][9]

Notable natives and residentsEdit

  • Mira Bjedov (born 1955) - a former basketball player who competed for Yugoslavia in the 1980 Summer Olympics.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ a b c d "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Mokro Polje". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  3. ^ Izdanje Državnog zavoda za statistiku RH: Narodnosni sastav stanovništva RH od 1880-1991. godine.
  4. ^ "Prekinimo spiralu mržnje". portalnovosti.com (in Serbian). 4 August 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  5. ^ Naselja i stanovništvo Republike Hrvatske 1857-2001, www.dzs.hr
  6. ^ O spomeniku palim borcima[1] Archived 2009-09-11 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Mokropoljski susreti 2014". ervenik.hr (in Croatian). 23 July 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Skakanje na mješinu, Mokropoljski susreti 2013". Goran B (in Croatian). 22 August 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  9. ^ "47. Mokropoljski susreti 28.07.2013". Goran B (in Croatian). 14 August 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2018.

Coordinates: 44°04′41″N 16°02′46″E / 44.078°N 16.046°E / 44.078; 16.046