Vinkovački Banovci

Vinkovački Banovci (Serbian Cyrillic: Винковачки Бановци,[3] Hungarian: Bánóc) is a village in Croatia in the region of Syrmia. It is inhabited mostly members of the Serbian minority. The first word of its name is an adjective for Vinkovci that distinguishes it from the adjacent village of Banovci.

Vinkovački Banovci
Винковачки Бановци (Serbian)[1]
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Location of Vinkovački Banovci
Vinkovački Banovci is located in Croatia
Vinkovački Banovci
Vinkovački Banovci
Coordinates: 45°11′N 19°03′E / 45.183°N 19.050°E / 45.183; 19.050
Country Croatia
RegionSyrmia (Podunavlje)
County Vukovar-Syrmia
MunicipalityNijemci
Government
 • BodyLocal Committee
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total194
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

NameEdit

The name of the village in Croatian or Serbian is plural.

EducationEdit

The village hosts a part of the Elementary School Ilača-Banovci (Croatian: Osnovna škola Ilača-Banovci),[4] and the school in Vinkovački Banovci is the smallest of the three campuses. In a family setting students finish the first four years of their education. After that go to school in Banovci or Ilača.

LanguagesEdit

Due to the local minority population, the Nijemci municipality allows the use of not only Croatian as the official language, but the Serbian language and Serbian Cyrillic alphabet as well in Vikovački Banovci.[5][6]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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. 34. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
  2. ^ http://www.dzs.hr/hrv/censuses/census2001/Popis/H01_01_03/h01_01_03_zup16-2950.html
  3. ^ "Minority names in Croatia:Registar Geografskih Imena Nacionalnih Manjina Republike Hrvatske" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-03-08.
  4. ^ http://os-ilaca-banovci.skole.hr/
  5. ^ Izvješće o provođenju ustavnog zakona o pravima nacionalnih manjina i o utošku sredstava osiguranih u državnom proračunu Republike Hrvatske za 2008. godinu za potrebe nacionalnih manjina, Zagreb, 2009.
  6. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-03-08.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)