Čepin

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Čepin
Municipality
Municipality of Čepin
Općina Čepin
Čepin is located in Croatia
Čepin
Čepin
Location of Čepin in Croatia
Čepin is located in Osijek-Baranja County
Čepin
Čepin
Location of Čepin in Osijek-Baranja County
Coordinates: 45°31′25″N 18°33′48″E / 45.52361°N 18.56333°E / 45.52361; 18.56333
Country  Croatia
County Osijek-Baranja County
Government
 • Municipal mayor Dražen Arnold (HSS)
Area
 • Municipality 106 km2 (41 sq mi)
Population (2011 census)[citation needed]
 • Municipality 11,599
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • Metro Osijek
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes 31431 Čepin
Area code(s) 031
Website www.cepin.hr

Čepin (Hungarian: Csepin; German: Tschepin) is a town and municipality in Osijek-Baranja County, Croatia. It is located in northeast Slavonia, 10 kilometers southwest from Osijek. The first name of the settlement was Villa de Chapo.

Čepin, with its 11,599 inhabitants at the 2011 census, is now included in Osijek built-up area. The majority of the population are Croats at 92%. Other minorities include Serbs and Hungarians.

There is also an airport, used exclusively for sport and private flying purposes (Sport Airport Čepin).

History[edit]

In the late 19th and early 20th century, Čepin was part of the Virovitica County of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.

Municipality[edit]

The following villages comprise the Čepin municipality:

Information from 2001.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°31′N 18°34′E / 45.517°N 18.567°E / 45.517; 18.567