Vrpolje

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Vrpolje is located in Croatia
Vrpolje
Location of Vrpolje in Croatia

Vrpolje (pronounced [ʋr̩̂po̞ʎe̞]) is a village and a municipality in Brod-Posavina County, Croatia. It is located 10 km south of Đakovo; elevation 90 m. The population of the village is 2,110, while the total municipality population is 4,023.[1] Chief occupations are farming and livestock breeding. Vrpolje is located at the intersection of the state road D7 Slavonski Šamac - Đakovo - Osijek and the regional roads to Strizivojna and Čajkovci, as well as on the railway junction of railroads Zagreb - Slavonski Brod - Vinkovci (part of Pan-European Corridor X) and Beli Manastir - Osijek - Đakovo - Slavonski Šamac (part of Pan-European Corridor Vc). Also, the motorway A5 is passing nearby.

Vrpolje is visited by numerous tourists and lovers of Ivan Meštrović's art. Meštrović was born here because Vrpolje was a temporary residence of his family (his father was involved in the construction of the railroad Đakovo-Šamac); later on the family returned to Otavice near Drniš.

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Coordinates: 45°12′38.16″N 18°24′20.16″E / 45.2106000°N 18.4056000°E / 45.2106000; 18.4056000