Municipality of Jagodnjak
Općina Jagodnjak
Jagodnjak Municipal Building

Location of Jagodnjak in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°42′N 18°35′E / 45.700°N 18.583°E / 45.700; 18.583
Country  Croatia
Region Baranja (Podunavlje)
County Osijek-Baranja
  Municipal mayor Anđelko Balaban (HNS–LD)
  Total 105 km2 (41 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Total 2,040
  Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes 31323 Bolman
31324 Jagodnjak
Area code(s) +031
Official languages Croatian, Serbian[1]
Website www.jagodnjak.hr

Jagodnjak (Croatian pronunciation: [jâɡodɲaːk]) is a village and a municipality in the Osijek-Baranja County, Croatia. Jagodnjak is underdeveloped municipality which is statistically classified as the First Category Area of Special State Concern by the Government of Croatia.[2]


Jagodnjak name is derived from the Croatian word "jagoda" ("strawberry" in English), "jagodnjak" = "strawberry bed(s)/plot(s)/patch(es)/garden". In other languages, the village in German is known as Katschfeld and in Hungarian as Kácsfalu, and is written as Јагодњак in Serbian Cyrillic.[3]


The municipality of Jagodnjak includes the following settlements:



There are 2,537 inhabitants in the municipality (2001 census), including:

Before World War II there was a substantial Danube Swabian minority here but they were all expelled by the Communist regime of Josip Broz Tito after 1945.


Due to the local minority population, the Jagodnjak municipality prescribe the use of not only Croatian as the official language, but the Serbian language and Serbian Cyrillic alphabet as well.[3][4]


Multilateral cooperation

Jagodnjak municipality is one of seven member municipalities of Joint Council of Municipalities, inter-municipal sui generis organization of Serb community in eastern Croatia.

Notable natives and residents

See also


  1. Četvrto izvješće Republike Hrvatske o primjeni Europske povelje o regionalnim ili manjinskim jezicima, Zagreb, 2009
  2. 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. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  3. 1 2 "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2013-03-08.
  4. 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.

Coordinates: 45°42′N 18°35′E / 45.700°N 18.583°E / 45.700; 18.583

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