Tompojevci

Tompojevci (Hungarian: Tompojevce, Rusyn: Томпоєвци, Serbian Cyrillic: Томпојевци) is a village and municipality in the Vukovar-Syrmia County in Croatia. According to the 2011 census, there are 1,565 inhabitants in the municipality.[3]

Tompojevci
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Location of Tompojevci
Tompojevci is located in Croatia
Tompojevci
Tompojevci
Location in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°14′N 19°6′E / 45.233°N 19.100°E / 45.233; 19.100Coordinates: 45°14′N 19°6′E / 45.233°N 19.100°E / 45.233; 19.100
Country Croatia
RegionSyrmia (Podunavlje)
County Vukovar-Syrmia
Government
 • Municipal mayorTomislav Panenić (Most)
Area
 • Total72.85 km2 (28.13 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
309 (1,561 in municipality) [2]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Area code(s)32
Vehicle registrationVU
Websiteopcina-tompojevci.hr

The municipality encompasses the Jelaš Forest, where a mass grave containing six bodies and three individual graves of people killed during the Croatian War of Independence were found. As of October 2013 four of the bodies remain unidentified, while the rest were Croatian National Guard soldiers and civilians. A memorial was built at the site in 2013.[4]

Tompojevci is underdeveloped municipality which is statistically classified as the First Category Area of Special State Concern by the Government of Croatia.[5]

NameEdit

The name of the village in Croatian is plural.

DemographicsEdit

Ethnic groups in the municipality include (2011 census):[6]

Inhabited placesEdit

Municipality contains the villages of Berak, Bokšić, Čakovci, Grabovo, Mikluševci and Tompojevci.[3]

Settlement Population
Berak 386
Bokšić 126
Čakovci 366
Grabovo 47
Mikluševci 375
Tompojevci 309

PoliticsEdit

Mayor of the municipality is Tomislav Panenić.

LanguagesEdit

 
bilingual plate on Hungarian House in Čakovci

In the Municipality of Tompojevci for the territory of the settlement of Mikluševci, where Rusyns make up the majority of the population (of the total of 486 inhabitants 359 are Rusyns), equal use of the Rusyn language has been introduced by the Statute of the Municipality of Tompojevci, and for the settlement of Čakovci in the same Municipality, where Hungarians make up the majority of the population, equal use of the Hungarian language and script has been introduced.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Općine na područjima posebne državne skrbi Republike Hrvatske" (PDF). Croatian Chamber of Economy. Retrieved 15 April 2020.
  2. ^ "POPISANE OSOBE, KUĆANSTVA I STAMBENE JEDINICE, PRVI REZULTATI POPISA 2011. PO NASELJIMA, page 83" (PDF). Retrieved 16 June 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Tompojevci". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  4. ^ "U Sotinu pokopano 11 žrtava iz masovne grobnice" [Eleven Mass Grave Victims Buried in Sotin] (in Croatian). Croatian Radiotelevision. 14 October 2013.
  5. ^ Lovrinčević, Željko; Davor, Mikulić; Budak, Jelena (June 2004). "AREAS OF SPECIAL STATE CONCERN IN CROATIA- REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT DIFFERENCES AND THE DEMOGRAPHIC AND EDUCATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS". Ekonomski pregled, Vol.55 No.5-6. Archived from the original on 18 August 2018. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  6. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Vukovar-Sirmium". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.