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This article is about the village and municipality in Croatia. For the village in Serbia, see Donji Tovarnik.
Natun Gustav Matoš-Антун Густав Матош 02.JPG
Official seal of Tovarnik
Tovarnik is located in Croatia
Location in Croatia
Tovarnik is located in Vukovar-Syrmia County
Coordinates: 45°10′N 19°9′E / 45.167°N 19.150°E / 45.167; 19.150Coordinates: 45°10′N 19°9′E / 45.167°N 19.150°E / 45.167; 19.150
Country  Croatia
County Vukovar-Syrmia
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,775
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 32249
Area code(s) 32
Vehicle registration VU

Tovarnik is a municipality in the Vukovar-Syrmia County in Croatia next to the border with Serbia. According to the 2001 census, there are 2,775 inhabitants, 91.06% which are Croats.[1] The municipality is part of Syrmia. It is the birthplace of great Croatian poet Antun Gustav Matoš.

Passport stamp from the border with Serbia.


The municipality is located in historical regions of Syrmia. The total area of the municipality is 64.56 km2. The territory of the municipality is completely flat with very fertile black soil.

Climate and weather[edit]

Tovarnik municipality has a moderately warm and rainy continental climate as defined by the Köppen climate classification. Due to the influence of continentality temperature differences within one year are more pronounced than in the rest of country.


Notable natives and residents[edit]


The settlements of Ilača and Tovarnik comprise the Tovarnik municipality.


  1. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Vukovar-Sirmium". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.