Oriovac

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Oriovac is located in Croatia
Oriovac
Location of Oriovac in Croatia

Oriovac is a village and municipality in Brod-Posavina County, Croatia. Its coordinates are 45°9′58″N 17°45′36″E / 45.16611°N 17.76000°E / 45.16611; 17.76000. It has 6,559 inhabitants in 2001.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is divided in 10 naselja:

History[edit]

to be expanded

Until 1918, Oriovac (named ORIOWACZ before 1850)[1] was part of the Austrian monarchy (Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia after the compromise of 1867), in the Slavonian Military Frontier, Gradiskaner Regiment N°VIII before its dissolution in 1881.

see: Oriovac

References[edit]

  1. ^ Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.