List of minefields in Croatia

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   Approximate locations of suspected minefields in Croatia in 2006

As of 1 August 2017, minefields in Croatia cover 433.5 square kilometres (167.4 square miles) of territory.[1] The minefields (usually known as "mine suspected areas") are located in 9[1] counties and 61[1] cities and municipalities. These areas are thought to contain approximately 42,371[1] land mines, in addition to unexploded ordnance left over from the Croatian War of Independence.

The area suspected of containing land mines is marked using more than 13,000 warning signs.[1][2] Areas thought to contain unexploded ordnance, but no land mines, are marked using 409 different warning signs.[3] The minefields are largely situated in forests (62%), while the rest are in agricultural land (26%) as well as karst terrain and shrubland (12%).[4]

Minefields area size in Croatia, 2010[5]
County City/Municipality Area km2 (sq mi) Note
Osijek-Baranja Antunovac 6.3 (2.4)
Belišće 3.2 (1.2)
Bilje 54.1 (20.9)
Darda 21.1 (8.1)
Donji Miholjac 3.7 (1.4)
Draž 4.3 (1.7)
Ernestinovo 1.3 (0.50)
Jagodnjak 10.3 (4.0)
Osijek 8.8 (3.4)
Petlovac 12.2 (4.7)
Petrijevci 3.6 (1.4)
Šodolovci 8.4 (3.2)
Valpovo 6.0 (2.3)
Vladislavci 1.5 (0.58)
Vuka 0.2 (0.077)
Vukovar-Srijem Bogdanovci 0.2 (0.077) Cleared by 2012[6]
Drenovci 0.1 (0.039) Cleared by 2012[6]
Gunja 0.4 (0.15)
Ivankovo 0.4 (0.15) Cleared by 2012[6]
Jarmina 0.5 (0.19)
Markušica 6.6 (2.5)
Nijemci 12.2 (4.7)
Nuštar 3.0 (1.2)
Otok 0.8 (0.31) Cleared by 2012[6]
Privlaka 0.3 (0.12)
Stari Jankovci 9.2 (3.6)
Tordinci 2.7 (1.0)
Trpinja 1.7 (0.66)
Vinkovci 7.3 (2.8)
Vrbanja 1.2 (0.46)
Vukovar 0.4 (0.15) Cleared by 2012[6]
Brod-Posavina Cernik 0.2 (0.077)
Dragalić 1.4 (0.54)
Gornji Bogićevci 3.1 (1.2)
Okučani 13.3 (5.1)
Stara Gradiška 10.7 (4.1)
Virovitica-Podravina Čačinci 0.5 (0.19)
Orahovica 0.4 (0.15)
Slatina 0.6 (0.23)
Voćin 11.4 (4.4)
Sisak-Moslavina Dvor 29.3 (11.3)
Glina 20.6 (8.0)
Gvozd 0.1 (0.039)
Hrvatska Dubica 3.6 (1.4)
Jasenovac 8.1 (3.1)
Novska 11.6 (4.5)
Petrinja 39.9 (15.4)
Sisak 12.7 (4.9)
Sunja 19.9 (7.7)
Topusko 0.6 (0.23)
Karlovac Barilović 4.4 (1.7)
Cetingrad 3.9 (1.5)
Generalski Stol 2.3 (0.89)
Josipdol 11.3 (4.4)
Karlovac 2.2 (0.85)
Lasinja 1.9 (0.73)
Ogulin 0.1 (0.039)
Plaški 31.0 (12.0)
Rakovica 5.1 (2.0)
Saborsko 4.2 (1.6)
Tounj 4.4 (1.7)
Požega-Slavonia Brestovac 3.5 (1.4)
Lipik 4.8 (1.9)
Pakrac 51.1 (19.7)
Velika 0.6 (0.23)
Lika-Senj Brinje 1.0 (0.39)
Donji Lapac 15.9 (6.1)
Gospić 62.0 (23.9)
Lovinac 11.2 (4.3)
Otočac 31.5 (12.2)
Perušić 9.1 (3.5)
Plitvička Jezera 12.2 (4.7)
Udbina 2.7 (1.0)
Vrhovine 11.4 (4.4)
Zadar Benkovac 14.3 (5.5)
Bibinje 0.9 (0.35)
Gračac 0.1 (0.039)
Jasenice 9.3 (3.6)
Novigrad 5.6 (2.2)
Obrovac 0.9 (0.35)
Pakoštane 5.7 (2.2)
Polača 3.3 (1.3)
Poličnik 1.8 (0.69)
Posedarje 2.8 (1.1)
Stankovci 11.0 (4.2)
Starigrad 0.03 (0.012)
Sukošan 0.3 (0.12)
Sveti Filip i Jakov 0.2 (0.077)
Škabrnja 0.7 (0.27)
Zemunik Donji 4.7 (1.8)
Šibenik-Knin Civljane 0.2 (0.077)
Drniš 19.3 (7.5)
Promina 3.6 (1.4)
Ružić 7.5 (2.9)
Skradin 13.3 (5.1)
Šibenik 1.4 (0.54)
Vodice 7.2 (2.8)
Split-Dalmatia Hrvace 14.7 (5.7)
Vrlika 12.2 (4.7)
Dubrovnik-Neretva Dubrovačko Primorje 2.7 (1.0)
Konavle 3.5 (1.4)

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Mine Situation". Croatian Mine Action Center. Cromac. 
  2. ^ OMA & February 2013
  3. ^ HCR 2010, p. 8
  4. ^ HCR & Introduction
  5. ^ Vlada RH & May 2011, pp. 65–67
  6. ^ a b c d e Večernji list & 9 January 2013

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