Popovac municipality within Osijek-Baranja County
|• Mayor||Zoran Kontak|
|Time zone||Central European Time (UTC+1)|
Its name derived from the Slavic word "pop" ("priest" in English). In Hungarian, the village is known as Baranyabán.
As of 2011, ethnic groups in the municipality are:
Before World War II, almost 70% of the population of Popovac was made up of Danube Swabians. In November 1944, virtually the entire German population of the village was evacuated. They settled permanently in Göttingen.
Popovac is situated between border with Hungary in the north-west, municipality of Draž in the north-east, municipality of Kneževi Vinogradi in the south-east, and municipality of Beli Manastir in the south-west.
The municipality of Popovac includes the following settlements:
There is an elementary school in Popovac with 169 students and teaching staff of 23.
- "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Popovac". 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.
- "'Folksdojčeri odavno obilaze naša imanja'". Večernji list (in Croatian). 2 December 2005. Retrieved 13 March 2014.
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