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|Grad Donji Miholjac|
Town of Donji Miholjac
|• Mayor||Goran Aladić (Ind.)|
|• Town||134.63 km2 (51.98 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (Central European Time)|
There are seven settlements in the municipality:
- Donji Miholjac, population 6,240
- Golinci, population 431
- Miholjački Poreč, population 183
- Podgajci Podravski, population 651
- Radikovci, population 292
- Rakitovica, population 868
- Sveti Đurađ, population 826
In the late 19th and early 20th century, Donji Miholjac was a district capital in the Virovitica County of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia. Its name comes from Saint Michael. During the time of Ancient Rome, it was called Mariniana. There are several suggested etymology for the name "Mariniana". One is that it comes from the Roman personal name "Marinus". The other is that it comes from the Indo-European roots *mory and *h1ny, so that it means "marshy valley". If so, the same root is seen in the names "Mursa" and "Marsonia".[unreliable source?]
- Prostorni plan uređenja grada Donjeg Miholjca (PDF) (in Croatian). 2005. p. 5. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
- "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Donji Miholjac". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
- "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.
- "The history of Donji Miholjac on its official site (Croatian)".
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