Osijek-Baranja County

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Osijek-Baranja County
Osječko-baranjska županija
County
Flag of Osijek-Baranja County
Flag
Coat of arms of Osijek-Baranja County
Coat of arms
Osijek-Baranja County (light orange) within Croatia (light yellow)
Osijek-Baranja County (light orange)
within Croatia (light yellow)
Country  Croatia
Seat Osijek
Government
 • Župan Vladimir Šišljagić (HDSSB)
Area[1]
 • Total 4,155 km2 (1,604 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 305,032
 • Density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Area code 031
ISO 3166 code HR-14
Website http://www.obz.hr/

Osijek-Baranja County (Croatian: Osječko-baranjska županija) is a county in Croatia, located in northeastern Slavonia and Baranja. Its center is Osijek; other cities include Đakovo, Našice, Valpovo, Belišće, Beli Manastir.

History[edit]

Osijek-Baranja County was established in 1993.

Administrative divisions[edit]

  • Municipalities:
Municipality Area (km²) Population
(2011 census)
Settlements
Antunovac 57 Ivanovac
Bilje 5,642 Kopačevo, Kozjak, Lug, Podunavlje, Tikveš, Vardarac, Zlatna Greda
Bizovac Brođanci, Cerovac, Cret Bizovački, Habjanovci, Novaki Bizovački, Samatovci, Selci
Čeminac 72 Grabovac, Kozarac, Mitrovac, Novi Čeminac
Čepin 106 11,599 Beketinci, Čepinski Martinci, Ovčara, Čokadinci, Livana
Darda 94.24 Mece, Švajcarnica, Uglješ
Donja Motičina 52 1,647 Gornja Motičina, Seona
Draž 150 2,763 Batina, Duboševica, Gajić, Podolje, Topolje
Drenje 106.51 Borovik, Bračevci, Bučje Gorjansko, Kućanci Đakovački, Mandićevac, Paljevina, Podgorje Bračevačko, Potnjani, Preslatinci, Pridvorje, Slatinik Drenjski
Đurđenovac 121 Beljevina, Bokšić, Bokšić Lug, Gabrilovac, Klokočevci, Krčevina, Ličko Novo Selo, Lipine, Našičko Novo Selo, Pribiševci, Sušine, Šaptinovci, Teodorovac
Erdut 158 7,372 Aljmaš, Bijelo Brdo, Dalj
Ernestinovo 86 Laslovo, Divoš
Feričanci 46 Gazije, Valenovac, Vučjak Feričanački
Gorjani 53 Tomašanci
Jagodnjak 105 2,040 Bolman, Majške Međe, Novi Bolman
Kneževi Vinogradi 183 4,614 Jasenovac, Osijek-Baranja County, Kamenac, Karanac, Kotlina, Baranja, Mirkovac, Sokolovac, Osijek-Baranja County, Suza, Osijek-Baranja County, Zmajevac
Koška 122 Andrijevac, Branimirovac, Breznica Našička, Ledenik, Lug Subotički, Niza, Normanci, Ordanja, Topoline
Levanjska Varoš 136 Borojevci, Breznica Đakovačka, Čenkovo, Majar, Milinac, Musić, Ovčara, Paučje, Ratkov Dol, Slobodna Vlast
Magadenovac 112 1,936 Beničanci, Lacići, Kućanci, Malinovac, Šljivoševci
Marijanci 66 Bočkinci, Brezovica, Čamagajevci, Črnkovci, Kunišinci, Marjanski Ivanovci
Petlovac 93 2,405 Baranjsko Petrovo Selo, Luč, Novi Bezdan, Novo Nevesinje, Sudaraž, Širine, Torjanci, Zeleno Polje
Petrijevci 556 Satnica
Podravska Moslavina 44 1,186 Gezinci, Krčenik, Martinci Miholjački, Orešnjak
Podgorač 131 Bijela Loza, Budimci, Kelešinka, Kršinci, Ostrošinci, Poganovci, Razbojište, Stipanovci
Popovac 6,241 2,094 Branjina, Kneževo
Punitovci 39 Josipovac Punitovački, Jurjevac Punitovački, Krndija
Satnica Đakovačka 45 Gašinci, Satnica Đakovačka
Semeljci 57 Kešinci, Koritna, Mrzović, Vrbica
Strizivojna 36 2,515 Sikirevačko Merolino, Soljak
Šodolovci 78.72 Ada, Koprivna, Palača, Paulin Dvor, Petrova Slatina, Silaš
Trnava 1,600 Dragotin, Hrkanovci Đakovački, Kondrić, Lapovci, Svetoblažje
Viljevo 93 Blanje, Bockovac, Cret Viljevski, Ivanovo, Kapelna, Krunoslavlje
Viškovci 44 1,902 Forkuševci, Vučevci
Vladislavci 37 Dopsin, Hrastin
Vuka 35 1,200 Hrastovac, Lipovac Hrastinski

County government[edit]

Flag of the County

Current Župan (prefect): Vladimir Šišljagić (HDSSB)

The county assembly is composed of 51 representatives, organized as follows:

Minorities[edit]

Several minorities in Osijek-Baranja County have their Minority Councils. Here's the list of minorities' Councils with links to their respective Statutes and name of Osijek-Baranja County in their language. On the territory of the County is also active Joint Council of Municipalities.

Minority Council Council Seat Statute Name of Council
Albanians Valpovo [3] Kshilli i pakicës kombtare shqiptare i Prefekturës së osijekut e baranjës
Magyars Prosvjetno-kulturni centar Mađara u RH, Osijek [4] Eszék-Baranya Megyei Magyar Kisebbségi Önkormányzat
Germans Osijek [5] Rat der deutschen Minderheit der Osijeker-baranjaer Gespanschaft
Romani Jagodnjak [6]
Slovaks Jelisavac [7] Rada slovenskej narodnostnej menšiny Osječko-baranjskej župy
Serbs Osijek [8]

Bosniaks, Montenegrins, Macedonians, Rusyns and Slovenes have one representative each.

Features[edit]

Kopački Rit

The nature park Kopački Rit is located within this county.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Ostroški, Ljiljana, ed. (December 2013). "Statistički ljetopis Republike Hrvatske 2013" [2013 Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia] (PDF). Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia (in Croatian and English) (Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics) 45: 56. ISSN 1334-0638. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: County of Osijek-Baranja". Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  3. ^ Statute, since Feb 15, 2004
  4. ^ Statute, since July 10, 2003
  5. ^ Statute, since Oct 29, 2003
  6. ^ Statutes, since May 26, 2004
  7. ^ Statute, since Sep 17, 2003
  8. ^ Statute, since Nov 26, 2003

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°38′13″N 18°37′05″E / 45.637°N 18.618°E / 45.637; 18.618