Stari Jankovci

Stari Jankovci
Municipality

Seal
Stari Jankovci
Location in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°16′N 18°55′E / 45.267°N 18.917°E / 45.267; 18.917Coordinates: 45°16′N 18°55′E / 45.267°N 18.917°E / 45.267; 18.917
Country  Croatia
Region Syrmia (Podunavlje)
County Vukovar-Srijem
Government
  Municipal mayor Ivo Lozić (HDZ)[1]
Population (2001)
  Municipality 1,769
  Metro 5,216
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code ?
Area code(s) 32
Vehicle registration VK
Website o-jankovci.hr

Stari Jankovci is a village in Vukovar-Syrmia County, Croatia, population 1,769 (2001), total municipality population 5,216 (2001), with 69.50% Croats, 23.24% Serbs and 5.06% Hungarians.

The village is located to the northeast of the main road and railway route Vinkovci-Tovarnik-Šid. The name means Old Jankovci, while to the southwest there is a smaller village of Novi Jankovci, meaning New Jankovci.

During the Croatian War of Independence, the village was occupied by the rebel Serbs in 1991. The parish church of Blessed Virgin Mary, built in 1780 with a notable Baroque-Classical main altar, was severely damaged.

Stari Jankovci is underdeveloped municipality which is statistically classified as the First Category Area of Special State Concern by the Government of Croatia.[2]

Politics

Municipality government

The municipality assembly is composed of 15 representatives. As of 2009, the member parties/lists are:[1]

  Party Number of votes Number of seats
  Croatian Democratic Union 611 5
  Independent Democratic Serb Party 433 3
  Croatian Peasant Party 356 3
  Independent municipal list-Tado Antukić 291 2
  Croatian Democratic Alliance of Slavonia and Baranja 132 1
  Croatian Party of Rights 115 1

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