Stari Jankovci is a village in Vukovar-Syrmia County, Croatia, population 1,769 (2001), total municipality population 5,216 (2001), with 69.50% Croats, 23.24% Serbs and 5.06% Hungarians.
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.
Stari Jankovci is underdeveloped municipality which is statistically classified as the First Category Area of Special State Concern by the Government of Croatia.
The municipality assembly is composed of 15 representatives. As of 2009, the member parties/lists are: