Ostrovo, Croatia

Острово (Serbian)[1]
Coordinates: HR 45°22′26″N 18°42′22″E / 45.373766°N 18.706208°E / 45.373766; 18.706208
Country  Croatia
County Vukovar-Srijem
Municipality Markušica
Population (2011)[2]
  Total 612
Time zone CET (UTC+1)

Ostrovo (Serbian Cyrillic: Острово)[3] is village in Croatia, municipality Markušica, Vukovar-Srijem County.


Branch school of Elementary school Markušica is located in Ostrovo. Education at local schools is implemented in Serbian language.[4]


During the war in Croatia Ostrovo was within self-proclaimed Serb political entity SAO Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Syrmia. In the final stages of conflict United Nations Mission conducted peaceful reintegration this region into Croatian jurisdiction.

Demographic history

According to the 1991 census, the village was inhabited by a majority of Serbs (85,18%), and minority of Croats (7,91%) and Yugoslavs (4,29%).[5]

See also


  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. 36. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
  2. "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Ostrovo". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  3. "Registar Geografskih Imena Nacionalnih Manjina Republike Hrvatske" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-03-08.
  4. Popis osnovnih i srednjih škola s nastavom na jeziku i pismu nacionalnih manjina po modelu A, školska godina 2011./2012., Ministarstvo znanosti obrazovanja i sporta
  5. "попис становништва 1991" (PDF). Савезни завод за статистику и евиденцију ФНРЈ и СФРЈ.
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