Čepin

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Čepin

Općina Čepin
Municipality of Čepin
Čepin is located in Croatia
Čepin
Čepin
Location of Čepin in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°31′25″N 18°33′48″E / 45.52361°N 18.56333°E / 45.52361; 18.56333
Country Croatia
CountyZastava Osječko-baranjske županije.png Osijek-Baranja
Government
 • Municipal mayorDražen Tonkovac (HSS)
Area
 • Total106 km2 (41 sq mi)
Population
(2011 census)[1]
 • Total11,599
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal codes
31431 Čepin
Area code(s)031
Websitewww.cepin.hr

Čepin (Hungarian: Csepin; German: Tschepin) is a town and municipality in Osijek-Baranja County, Croatia. It is located in northeast Slavonia, 10 kilometers southwest from Osijek.

Čepin, with its 11,599 inhabitants at the 2011 census, is now included in Osijek built-up area. The majority of the population are Croats at 93.8%.[2] Other minorities include Serbs and Hungarians.

There is also an airport, used exclusively for sport and private flying purposes (Sport Airport Čepin).

History[edit]

In the late 19th and early 20th century, Čepin was part of the Virovitica County of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.

Municipality[edit]

In 2011, the following villages comprised the Čepin municipality:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Čepin". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  2. ^ "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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Coordinates: 45°31′N 18°34′E / 45.517°N 18.567°E / 45.517; 18.567