|Town of Belišće
|• Mayor||Zvonko Borić (SDP)|
|• Town||69 km2 (27 sq mi)|
|Time zone||Central European Time (UTC+1)|
Belišće (pronounced [bɛ̌liːʃtɕɛ]) is a town in Croatia, located in the region of Slavonia, Osijek-Baranja County, at the altitude of 93 m. The population of the city is 6,493 (2011), with 10,790 in the municipality. In 2001 census, the majority were Croats. This industrial town upon the Drava river lies near the border with Hungary north from here.
The influential Gutmann family made a significant impact on the Belišće region in the 19th and 20th century. Once vast Slavonian oak forests were mostly replaced with farmland, and a section of the working-class quarters of Salamon H. Gutmann from 1884 became part of the present-day Belišće.
The settlements in the administrative area are:
- Belišće, population 6,493
- Bistrinci, population 1,593
- Bocanjevci, population 455
- Gat, population 705
- Gorica Valpovačka, population 166
- Kitišanci, population 151
- Tiborjanci, population 289
- Veliškovci, population 682
- Vinogradci, population 256
- "Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011, First Results by Settlements" (HTML). Statistical Reports (in Croatian and English) (Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics) (1441). June 2011. ISSN 1332-0297. Retrieved 2011-08-26.
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