Novska

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Novska
Town
Novska railway station
Novska railway station
Novska is located in Croatia
Novska
Novska
Location of Novska in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°20′N 16°59′E / 45.333°N 16.983°E / 45.333; 16.983
Country  Croatia
County Flag of Sisak-Moslavina County.png Sisak-Moslavina
Government
 • Mayor Vlado Klasan (HSLS)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 13,518 (municipality)
Time zone Central European Time (UTC+1)

Novska is a town in the Sisak-Moslavina County of Croatia. It is located in western part of the historic region of Slavonia, between Kutina and Nova Gradiška, 94 km (58 mi) linear distance southeast of the capital, Zagreb.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Novska has a total population of 13,518 in the following settlements:[1]

In the 2011 census, 91.64% (12,388) of the population were Croats and 4.74% (641) were Serbs.[4] In 1991 in the town lived 24,696 inhabitants, Croats 16,556 (67,03%), Serbs 5,402 (21.87%), Yugoslavs 675 (2.73%), others 2,063 (8.35%).[citation needed]

History[edit]

to be expanded

Before 1881, Novska was part of the Austrian monarchy (Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia after the compromise of 1867), in the Slavonian Military Frontier, Gradiskaner Regiment N°VIII.[5] Between 1881 and 1918, in the Požega County of the Kingdom.

Stari Grabovac was site of a Nazi concentration camp.[3]

Transport and industry[edit]

The Croatian railway lines M103, M104 and M105 are connected with each other at Novska railway station. All of them and the A3 motorway, which runs passes by south of the town, are part of Pan-European Corridor X.

Novska is known for its steel elbow factory, Metaflex.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Novska". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  2. ^ www.luftlinie.org
  3. ^ a b Based on commons map "Fascist_concentration_camps_in_yugoslavia.png".
  4. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Sisak-Moslavina". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  5. ^ Map of the Corinphila-Auktionen 2003.

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