Batina

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Batina
2004 Batina waterfront
2004 Batina waterfront
Batina is located in Osijek-Baranja County
Batina
Batina
Batina is located in Croatia
Batina
Batina
Coordinates: 45°50′46″N 18°51′00″E / 45.846°N 18.850°E / 45.846; 18.850
Country  Croatia
Region Baranya (Podunavlje)
County Zastava Osječko-baranjske županije.png Osijek-Baranja County
Municipality Draž
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 879

Batina is a port village on the right bank of the Danube in Baranja, Croatia. Its elevation is 105 m. Administratively, it is located in the Draž municipality within the Osijek-Baranja County.

Geography[edit]

Batina is located on the D212 state road connecting the village to the city of Osijek. In 1974 the road bridge over the Danube was built. It is a state border crossing.

History[edit]

A memorial site commemorates the Battle of Batina (1944), one of the bloodiest World War II battles on Yugoslav soil.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Batina". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  2. ^ Batinska bitka: Iz stroja izbačeno čak 23 000 vojnika (in Croatian)

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