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Негославци [1]
Municipality of Negoslavci
Općina Negoslavci
Skyline of Negoslavci
Official seal of Negoslavci
Location of Negoslavci
Negoslavci is located in Croatia
Location of Negoslavci in Croatia
Negoslavci is located in Vukovar-Syrmia County
Location of Negoslavci in Vukovar-Srijem County
Country  Croatia
County Vukovar-Srijem
 • Municipal mayor Dušan Jeckov[2] (SDSS[2])
 • Total 21.21 km2 (8.19 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1.463[3]
Postal code 32 239
Area code(s) 32
Vehicle registration VU
Official languages Croatian, Serbian[4]
Negoslavci on map of Syrmia County from 1900

Negoslavci (Serbian Cyrillic: )[5] is a village and a municipality in Vukovar-Srijem County, Croatia.


  • Geography 1
  • History 2
  • Demographics 3
    • Population 3.1
    • Languages 3.2
    • Religion 3.3
  • Politics 4
    • Multilateral cooperation 4.1
    • Municipality government 4.2
  • Economy 5
  • Education 6
  • Culture 7
    • Points of Interest 7.1
  • Associations and Institutions 8
  • Sport 9
  • Notable natives and residents 10
  • Twin municipalities – Sister municipalities 11
    • Other forms of cooperation 11.1
  • See also 12
  • References 13


Negoslavci municipality have total area of 21.21km2[6] and is the smallest member municipality of Joint Council of Municipalities. It is connected by D57 highway with rest of country.


Negoslavci village is mentioned in historical documents from the 15th century. The assumption is that there was also an ancient Roman settlement at this locality. During Austro-Hungarian administration, settlement of Negoslavci was the seat of the municipality, as was evidenced by the records from 1894. After World War II, the village was settled by the people from Bosnia and Herzegovina.



Negoslavci has 1,417 inhabitants, the majority of whom are Serbs, making up 96.86 percent of the population according to the 2011 population census. This makes Negoslavci the municipality with the largest percentage of Serbs in Croatia.[3]


Due to the local minority population, the Negoslavci municipality prescribe the use of not only Croatian as the official language, but the Serbian language and Serbian Cyrillic alphabet as well.[7][8]



Multilateral cooperation

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

Municipality government

The municipality assembly is composed of 11 representatives. As of 2013, the member parties/lists are:

 Summary of the 19 May 2013 Croatian local elections
Party Votes % Seats
Independent Democratic Serb Party 392 80,33 9
Serb People's Party 96 19,67 2
Invalid/blank votes 44 8,27
Total 532 100
Registered voters/turnout 1.214 43,82
Source: Croatian Bureau of Statistics page 420


Negoslavci development index is between 50-76% of the Croatian average,[9] and therefore, the municipality is part of the Areas of Special State Concern.[10] According to municipal mayor unemployment is one of the biggest problems of Negoslavci.[11]


Elementary School in Negoslavci is established in 1761.[12] In 1981 was built new school building. Since 1992 school operates as an eight grade school, and due to increased number of students come to upgrade two classrooms with USAID funds.[12] Each year the school celebrates traditional feast slava dedicated to Saint Sava.[13] In 2011, during celebration of 250 anniversary, school issued Chronicle of elementary school in Negoslavci which was jointly funded by Vukovar-Srijem County, Joint Council of Municipalities, Negoslavci municipality, Prosvjeta, Serb National Council and other donors.[14]


Points of Interest

Associations and Institutions

In the village exist a volunteer fire department Negoslavci.[15]


The football team PZ Negoslavci is situated in this village. Football is the main sport played and possibly the only sport played.

Notable natives and residents

Twin municipalities – Sister municipalities

Other forms of cooperation

See also


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  4. ^ Četvrto izvješće Republike Hrvatske o primjeni Europske povelje o regionalnim ili manjinskim jezicima, page 61., Zagreb, 2009
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  7. ^ 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.
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  16. ^ a b c d

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