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.
Location in Croatia
|• Municipal mayor||Ivo Lozić (HDZ)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
The municipality assembly is composed of 15 representatives. As of 2009, the member parties/lists are:
|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|
Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos in Srijemske Laze is a Serbian Orthodox church in Vukovar-Syrmia County in eastern Croatia. Church is dedicated to Nativity of the Theotokos and was built in 1793. The building is listed in Register of Cultural Goods of Croatia.
During the history building was renewed three times, in 1792, 1925 and 2003. Iconostasis with 21 icon was built in 1926. During World War II and Independent State of Croatia church movable property was taken away, and church was converted into Roman Catholic one.D46 road (Croatia)
D46 state road in the eastern part of Croatia connects the cities and towns of Đakovo and Vinkovci to the state road network of Croatia, and to the border with Serbia. The road is 73.0 km (45.4 mi) long.The route comprises some urban intersections, mostly in the cities Đakovo and Vinkovci, though it bypasses most of the latter city and is planned to bypass it completely.
The D46 state road starts in the Osijek-Baranja County in the region of Slavonia, enters the Vukovar-Srijem County and intersects it orthogonally to the D55 state road, ending in the region of Syrmia.
The road, as well as all other state roads in Croatia, is managed and maintained by Hrvatske ceste, state-owned company.D57 road
D57 state road in the eastern part of Croatia connects the city of Vukovar to the state road network of Croatia, and to the A3 motorway in Lipovac interchange. The road is 36.1 km (22.4 mi) long. The route comprises some urban intersections, mostly in the city of Vukovar.
The road, as well as all other state roads in Croatia, is managed and maintained by Hrvatske ceste, a state-owned company.Democratic Alliance of Serbs
The Democratic Alliance of Serbs (Croatian: Demokratski savez Srba or DSS, Serbian Cyrillic: Демократски савез Срба, ДСС) is a social democratic political party of Serbs in Croatia.Dragan Crnogorac (politician)
Dragan Crnogorac is president of Joint Council of Municipalities, a sui generis body that aligns interests of Serb ethnic community in Osijek-Baranja and Vukovar-Syrmia County. Since October 2012 he is also a member of the Croatian Parliament. Over and above, he is also member of Independent Democratic Serb Party, Serbia-Croatia Intergovernmental Mixed Committee for Minorities, Assembly of Serb National Council, Croatian Radiotelevision program committee, Secretary of the Municipal Council of the Serbian national minority in Stari Jankovci municipality, president of local branch of Independent Democratic Serb Party in Stari Jankovci, Vice President of City Council of the City of Vukovar and member of County Council of the Serbian national minority of Vukovar-Syrmia County.Gymnasium Vukovar
Gymnasium Vukovar (Serbo-Croatian: Gimnazija Vukovar/Гимназија Вуковар) is a secondary school situated in Vukovar, Croatia. Gymnasium Vukovar carries the educational programs of general secondary school, science and language direction. Classes are held in Croatian and Serbian language. In the school year 2007/2008, 384 students were enrolled. Of these, there were 248 female and 136 male students.High School Dalj
High School Dalj is a public high school in Dalj, Erdut municipality, Croatia. The school offers the students the following educational programs: Economist, Commercial Officer (in Serbian), Agricultural Technician and Agricultural Technician General. In accordance with rights derived from Erdut Agreement Serbian minority in this school use right of education in minority language. For this reason, students can attend classes in Croatian or Serbian language and Serbian Cyrillic alphabet.Independent Democratic Serb Party
The Independent Democratic Serb Party (Croatian: Samostalna demokratska srpska stranka or SDSS, Serbian Cyrillic: Самостална демократска српска странка, СДСС) is a social democratic political party of Serbs of Croatia.Jankovci railway station
Jankovci railway station (Croatian: Željeznička stanica Jankovci) is a railway station on Novska–Tovarnik railway. Located in Novi Jankovci, Stari Jankovci. Railroad continued to Vinkovci in one and the other direction to Đeletovci. Jankovci railway station consists of 5 railway track.Krajina dinar
The dinar (Serbian Cyrillic: динар) was the currency in the Republic of Serbian Krajina between 1992 and 1994.Miroslav Tanjga
Miroslav Tanjga (Serbian Cyrillic: Mиpocлaв Taњгa; born 22 July 1964) is a Serbian former football player.Tanjga was in born in Vinkovci, SR Croatia, and grew up in the village of Stari Jankovci. After playing in the Yugoslav First League with several clubs, Dinamo Vinkovci, FK Vojvodina and Red Star Belgrade, he moved to first to Turkey, to Fenerbahçe S.K., then to Germany in 1992, and played there the rest of his career, having represented Hertha BSC and 1. FSV Mainz 05.Novi Jankovci
Novi Jankovci is a village in Croatia.Orahovica Monastery
The Orahovica Monastery is a Serbian Orthodox monastery in Orahovica, Croatia. It is mentioned in 1583 when it was a seat of the Požega metropolitanate and an important culturo-religious center, located in the then Virovitica County. It is thought to have been built before the end of the 15th century.Orolik
Orolik (Serbian Cyrillic: Оролик) is a village in Stari Jankovci municipality, Vukovar-Srijem County, in eastern Croatia. It is connected with the rest of the country by the D46 road and M105 railway.Privrednik
Srpsko privredno društvo "Privrednik" (Serbian Cyrillic: Српско привредно друштво "Привредник"; English: Serbian Business Association "Privrednik") is an organization of Serbian minority in Croatia, which is aimed to creating and increasing economic opportunities in rural areas where majority of Serbs live in Croatia, as well as development of professional skills of individuals. Privrednik is a registered nongovernmental, nonprofit and nonpartisan organization.Slakovci
Slakovci is a village in Croatia. It is connected by the D46 highway.Slana concentration camp
Slana concentration camp was a concentration and extermination camp on the Croatian island Pag.
The camp was established in June 1941 in Metajna. It was established by Mijo Babić and controlled by the Ustaše, who had been installed as rulers of the puppet state of Croatia by Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini. Slana was a men's camp. Most prisoners were Jews, Serbs and Croatian communists. The commander of the camp was Ivan Devčević, who was also a commander of the 13th Ustaša battalion which was garrisoned in the camp.The camp was closed in August 1941 by the Italian military, who feared that the brutality of the Ustaše would provoke unrest in the region. Historians have estimated the death toll in Slana and the women's camp Metajna to be between 4,000 and 12,000. During the first weeks the inmates mainly died of physical abuse, exhaustion, hunger and thirst. When the transports became more frequent and the camp lacked space, the Ustaše began to execute many prisoners. The Author Ante Zemljar wrote a book about what happened in Slana in 1941: Charon and Destinies.Srijemske Laze
Srijemske Laze (Serbian Cyrillic: Сремске Лазе) is a village in Stari Jankovci municipality, Vukovar-Syrmia County, Croatia. According to 2011 census there is 566 residents. The majority ethnic group in village are Serbs. Village is connected by the D46 highway.Vukovar-Srijem County
Vukovar-Srijem County (Croatian: Vukovarsko-srijemska županija) is the easternmost Croatian county. It includes the eastern parts of the region of Slavonia and the western parts of the region of Syrmia, as well as the lower Sava river basin, Posavina.
The county seat is Vukovar, on Danube river; and the biggest town is Vinkovci with 33,328 inhabitants. The whole county has 204,768 inhabitants. Other notable towns include Ilok, Otok and Županja.
Subdivisions of Vukovar-Srijem County
Stari Jankovci Municipality