Orolik (Serbian Cyrillic: Оролик) is a village in Stari Jankovci municipality, Vukovar-Srijem County, in eastern Croatia. It is connected with the rest of the country by the D46 road and M105 railway.
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|Elevation||292 ft (89 m)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
One archaeological site in Orolik dating back to Iron Age in Europe period was excavated in the 1970s and 1980s as a part of rescue excavations in eastern Croatia. Archaeological site was a settlement of the late La Tène culture settlement network of the Scordisci in the area of Vinkovci. First excavations of Scordisci sites began in late XIX century during the time of Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Orolik was established in XVI century during the Ottoman rule in Hungary. Majority population in Ottoman period were Catholic Croats who remained in the village after the Treaty of Karlowitz. In 1715 local church register is stating that there is 19 inhabited houses in total in the entire village. During the next decade Hofkammer in Vienna settled 20 families of Eastern Orthodox Vlachs or Serbs in the village. In 1866 there was 205 Orthodox and 106 Roman Catholic families in the village.
- Dizdar, Marko (2016). "Late La Tène Settlements in the Vinkovci Region (Eastern Slavonia, Croatia): Centres of Trade and Exchange" (PDF). Boii - Taurisci: Proceedings of the International Seminar, Oberleis-Klement, June 14th-15th, 2012. Austrian Academy of Sciences Press: 31–48. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
- Marković, M. (2003). Istočna Slavonija: Stanovništvo i naselja. Naklada Jesenski i Turk. Zagreb.
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