Draž

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Draž
Municipality
Šokac houses in Draž
Šokac houses in Draž
Location of Draž in Osijek-Baranja County
Location of Draž in Osijek-Baranja County
Draž is located in Croatia
Draž
Draž
Location of Draž in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°50′32″N 18°47′19″E / 45.84222°N 18.78861°E / 45.84222; 18.78861
Government[1]
 • Načelnik Stipan Šašlin
Area[2]
 • Total 150 km2 (60 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 2,767
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
Website www.draz.hr

Draž (German: Darasch, Hungarian: Darázs) is a village and municipality in Osijek-Baranja County, Croatia. There are 2,767 inhabitants in the municipality.[3]

Geography[edit]

The municipality of Draž is situated between border with Hungary in the north, border with Serbia in the east, municipality of Kneževi Vinogradi in the south, and municipality of Popovac in the south-west.

The municipality of Draž includes the following settlements:[3]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in the municipality (2011 census):[4]

During the Croatian War of Independence (1991–1995), 1300 people were expelled from the municipality. Nearly all have returned since.[2]

Economy[edit]

The population is chiefly oriented towards crop and livestock farming. In recent times, there is a trend towards food processing and tourism (hunting and angling).[2] Five kilometers of wine roads have been established.[1]

Two major infrastructure projects currently underway are construction of the water supply network and the Batina harbor.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Šašlin u Lokalu o investicijama u općini Draž". radio-baranja.hr (in Croatian). Radio Baranja. Retrieved 15 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Općina Draž". draz.hr (in Croatian). Municipality of Draž. Retrieved 15 May 2011. [dead link]
  3. ^ a b c "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Draž". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Osijek-Baranja". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 

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