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Berak

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Berak

Village

Berak

Location in Croatia

Coordinates: 45°13′54″N 19°1′40″ECoordinates:


45°13′54″N 19°1′40″E

Country Croatia

Region Syrmia (Podunavlje)

County Vukovar-Srijem

Municipality Tompojevci
Population (2011)[1]

• Total 386

Time zone CET (UTC+1)

• Summer (DST) CEST (UTC)

Berak is a village in municipality of Tompojevci in eastern Croatia. Village is located 11 km from


county seat Vukovar.

History[edit]
First written records about Berak comes from 15th century when village was known under names
Perecke and Perethe.[2] There is an ossuary from the period of World War II with the bones
of Yugoslav Partisans and Italian resistance movement fighters from the time of Syrmian
Front.[3] Ossuary was built in 1966 and inscription on it state "For the eternal glory to the fallen
fighters" together with the names of the famous fighters from the Republic of Serbia,
the Republic of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Macedonia and the Republic of
Italy.[3]

References[edit]
Wikimedia Commons has
media related to Berak.

1. Jump up^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Berak". Census of
Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December
2012.
2. Jump up^ "Općina Tompojevci-Berak". Retrieved 16 June 2015.
3. ^ Jump up to:a b "Generalni konzulat Republike Srbije u Vukovaru". Ministry of Foreign Affairs
(Serbia). Retrieved 25 August 2017.

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