Čeminac

Municipality in Baranya, Croatia
45°41′11″N 18°40′3″E / 45.68639°N 18.66750°E / 45.68639; 18.66750Country CroatiaRegionBaranya (Podunavlje)CountyZastava Osječko-baranjske županije.png Osijek-BaranjaGovernment
 • MayorDamir RešetarArea • Total47.02 km2 (18.15 sq mi)Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total2,909Time zoneUTC+1 (CET) • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Čeminac (Hungarian: Laskafalu, Serbian Cyrillic: Чеминац, German: Laschkafeld) is a village and municipality in Osijek-Baranja County, Croatia. There are 2,856 inhabitants in the municipality. Čeminac is underdeveloped municipality which is statistically classified as the First Category Area of Special State Concern by the Government of Croatia.[3]

Geography

Čeminac is located in the central part of Croatian Baranja and it is surrounded by the municipalities of: Jagodnjak, Beli Manastir, Kneževi Vinogradi, Bilje, and Darda.

The municipality of Čeminac includes the following settlements:

History

This Village was established by the Danube Swabians (Schwowe) in 1720 from Fulda and Eisfeld, locally also called Stifolder.[4] The Čeminac area was home to a sizeable Danube Swabians population before the end of World War II.[5] With the Red Army's crossing of the Danube at Batina most of these Germans left, and their property was confiscated by Communist Yugoslavia's government.[5]

Demographics

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

Coat of arms

The coat of arms of Čeminac is Azure a Lion rampant double-queued Or holding a Plough-share Argent.[7]

References

  1. ^ "Općine na područjima posebne državne skrbi Republike Hrvatske" (PDF). Croatian Chamber of Economy. Retrieved 15 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Čeminac". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ https://hrcak.srce.hr/file/152751[bare URL PDF]
  5. ^ a b "Kozarac - Čeminac Municipality". Archived from the original on 2008-10-09. Retrieved 2008-06-01.
  6. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Osijek-Baranja". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  7. ^ "Čeminac (Municipality, Osijek-Baranja County, Croatia)".
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