Gunja, Croatia

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Gunja
Village and Municipality
Municipality of Gunja
Općina Gunja
Crkva u Gunji.jpg
Location of Gunja
Gunja is located in Croatia
Gunja
Gunja
Location in Croatia
Coordinates: 44°53′48″N 18°51′0″E / 44.89667°N 18.85000°E / 44.89667; 18.85000Coordinates: 44°53′48″N 18°51′0″E / 44.89667°N 18.85000°E / 44.89667; 18.85000
Country  Croatia
County Vukovar-Srijem
Elevation 84 m (276 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Municipality 5,003
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code ?
Area code(s) 32
Vehicle registration ŽU

Gunja is a village in Croatia.

In the 2001 census, the population was 5,003, with 64.3% declaring themselves Croats, 13.77% as Bosniaks, and 6.05% as Serbs. It is a small village directly across the river from the city of Brčko in Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the war in Bosnia, many Muslim and Croat citizens of Brčko lived as refugees in Gunja. The village has a mosque, one of few in Croatia. The settlement was founded in the 18th century by settlers from Bosnia.

Gunja was heavily hit by the 2014 Southeast Europe floods, with estimated property damage in excess of €50 million.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Soup kitchen opened in flood-hit Gunja municipality". June 28, 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "U GUNJI ŠTETA PREKO 50 MILIJUNA EURA 'Radujem se što će država obnoviti sve stradale objekte'" (in Croatian). HINA. June 11, 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014. 

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