Posavje District (Independent State of Croatia)

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Posavje District
Velika župa Posavje
District of the Independent State of Croatia
1941–1945
Location of Posavje
Posavje District within the Independent State of
Croatia (after September 1943).
Capital Brod na Savi a
History
 -  Established 1941
 -  Disestablished 1945
Area
 -  1941 5,554 km2 (2,144 sq mi)
Population
 -  1941 498,398 
Density 89.7 /km2  (232.4 /sq mi)
Today part of  Croatia
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
a. Present day Slavonski Brod and Bosnian Brod.

The Posavje District (Croatian: Velika župa Posavje) was an administrative division of the Independent State of Croatia. It was made of the kotars of Brod, Županja, Brčko, Derventa, Gradačac and Bijeljina. Its capital was in Brod.

It had a population of 498,398 people in 1941.[1] It had an area of 5,554 square kilometres.[2]

Prefects[edit]

  • Vladimir Sabolić (1941 – June 1943)
  • Muhamed Omerović (June 1943 – 1944)
  • Dragutin Urumović (1944–1945)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Period of the Second World War
  2. ^ Topalović, Vjenceslav. Srednja Bosna - ne zaboravimo hrvatske zrtve 1941-50./1991-95. HIC, Zagreb 2000.