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Encyclopedia > Croats of Boka Kotorska
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Burgenland dialect · Molise dialect Serbo-Croatian (srpskohrvatski or hrvatskosrpski) is a name for a language of the Western group of the South Slavic languages. ... Chakavian (Čakavian, čakavski) dialect is one of the three dialects of Croatian language. ... Kajkavian (kajkavski) dialect is one of the three dialects of Croatian language. ... Shtokavian (Å tokavian, Å¡tokavski/штокавски) is the primary dialect of the Central South Slavic languages system, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian language. ... Burgenland Croatian language or dialect (gradišćanskohrvatski jezik) belongs to the South Slavic branch of the Slavic languages. ... Molise Croatian dialect (also: Molise Slavic, Slavisano, na-naÅ¡o) is spoken in the Campobasso Province in the Molise Region of Italy, in three villages — Montemitro (Mundimitar), Aquaviva Collercroce (Živavoda Kruč) and San Felice del Molise (Å tifilić). These have approximately 3,000 speakers. ...

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The Croats have a minority in Boka Kotorska (Bay of Kotor), a coastal region in Montenegro, the largest of their kind in Tivat. These Croats are also known as Bokelji. Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a South Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Historic mpap of the Bay, 16th century Boka Kotorska (Bay of Kotor, Bocche di Cattaro) in western Montenegro is a winding bay on the Adriatic sea. ... Anthem: Oj, svijetla majska zoro Oh, the bright dawn of May Capital (and largest city) Podgorica Serbian (Ijekavian dialect)1 Government Republic  - President Filip Vujanović  - Prime Minister Željko Å turanović Independence from Serbia and Montenegro   - Declared June 3, 2006   - Recognised June 8, 2006  Area  - Total 13. ... Tivat is a town in southern Montenegro in the bay of Boka Kotorska, population 10,100, Tivat municipality 13,991 (2003). ... A Bokelj in traditional Bokelj clothes The Bokelj people (pl. ...


Religion

Many Croats in this region are followers of the Roman Catholic Church. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kotor in Kotor is part of the Archdiocese of Split-Makarska in Croatia and its faithful are mostly the Croats in Boka. The Roman Catholic Church or Catholic Church (see terminology below) is the Christian Church in full communion with the Bishop of Rome, currently Pope Benedict XVI. It traces its origins and sees itself as the same Church founded by Jesus and maintained through Apostolic Succession from the Twelve Apostles. ... The Roman Catholic Diocese of Kotor is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church of Croatia in Boka Kotorska, Montenegro. ...


Places of Worship

The Cathedral of Saint Tryphon in Kotor is one of two Catholic cathedrals in Montenegro. ...

Notable Individuals

Don (usually preceded in English by the), derived from Latin Dominus, is a Spanish (pron. ... Blessed is a dancehall album by Jamaican musician Beenie Man, released in 1995 (see 1995 in music). ... Ships moored at El Ballah during transit The Suez Canal (Arabic: ‎, translit: ), is a large artificial maritime canal in Egypt west of the Sinai Peninsula. ... In traditional Christian iconography, Saints are usually depicted as having halos. ... Saint Leopold Bogdan Mandić (1866 - 1942) was born in Herceg Novi, Montenegro in Boka Kotorska, and died in Padova, Italy. ... Two bishops assist at the Exhumation of Saint Hubert, who was a bishop too, at the église Saint-Pierre in Liège. ... Lika is a mountainous region in central Croatia, roughly bound by the Velebit mountain from the southwest and the PljeÅ¡evica mountain from the northeast. ... Blessed is a dancehall album by Jamaican musician Beenie Man, released in 1995 (see 1995 in music). ... Coordinates Mayor Marija Ćatović (DPS - SDP) Municipality area 335 km² Population (2003 census)  - city  - municipality  - density 1,331 22,947 {{{density}}} Time zone  - Standard  - Summer (DST) CET (UTC+1) CEST (UTC+2) Founded 5th Century B.C. Area code +382 82 Car plates KO Official Website [http:// ] Alley in Kotor... Don (usually preceded in English by the), derived from Latin Dominus, is a Spanish (pron. ... Don (usually preceded in English by the), derived from Latin Dominus, is a Spanish (pron. ... The current Pope is Benedict XVI (born Joseph Alois Ratzinger), who was elected at the age of 78 on 19 April 2005. ... Sixtus V, born Felice Peretti (December 13, 1521 -– August 27, 1590) was pope from 1585 to 1590. ... Ivan Visin (1806 - 1868) was a naval captain and explorer. ... Andrija Zmajević (1628-1694) was a distinguished Baroque poet and theologian of Montenegrin origin. ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Bar is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Montenegro. ...

Demographics

Census Year
Municipality Number of Croats Percentage
1931
Dobrota 675 ?
Kotor 3,006 ?
Lastva ? Majority
Muo 483 ?
Perast 1,103 ?
Prčanj 584 ?
Tivat 2,726 ?
1948
Herceg-Novi ? 8.39%
Kotor ? 25.94%
Tivat ? ?
1961
Herceg-Novi 1,544 10.18%
Kotor 3,483 20.92%
Tivat 3,423 57.29%
1971
Herceg-Novi 1,195 6.50%
Kotor 2,612 13.80%
Tivat 3,375 48.73%
1981
Herceg-Novi 702 3.01%
Kotor 1,644 8.03%
Tivat 2,876 30.87%
1991
Herceg-Novi 630 2.28%
Kotor 1,617 7.20%
Tivat 2,663 23.35%
2003
Herceg-Novi 831 2.45%
Kotor 1,842 7.84%
Tivat 2,761 19.73%

 
 

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