Osijek-Baranja County


Osijek-Baranja County
Osijek-Baranja County
Osječko-baranjska županija
—  County  —
Osijek-Baranja County (light orange)
within Croatia (light yellow)
County seat Osijek
Government
 – Župan Vladimir Šišljagić (HDSSB)
Area
 – Total 4,155 km2 (1,604.3 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 – Total 330,506
 – Density 79.5/km2 (206/sq mi)
Area code 031
ISO 3166 code HR-14
Website http://www.obz.hr/

Osijek-Baranja county (Croatian: Osječko-baranjska županija) is a county in Croatia, located in northeastern Slavonia and Baranja. Its center is Osijek; other cities include Đakovo, Našice, Valpovo, Belišće, Beli Manastir.

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Administrative divisions

Osijek-Baranja county is divided into:

County government

Flag of the County

Current Župan (prefect): Krešimir Bubalo (HDSSB)

The county assembly is composed of 47 representatives, organized as follows:

Minorities

Several minorities in Osijek-Baranja County have their Minority Councils. Here's the list of minorities' Councils with links to their respective Statutes and name of Osijek-Baranja County in their language. On the territory of the County is also active Joint Council of Municipalities.

Minority Council Council Seat Statute Name of Council
Albanians Valpovo [1] Kshilli i pakicës kombtare shqiptare i Prefekturës së osijekut e baranjës
Magyars Prosvjetno-kulturni centar Mađara u RH, Osijek [2] Eszék-Baranya Megyei Magyar Kisebbségi Önkormányzat
Germans Osijek [3] Rat der deutschen Minderheit der Osijeker-baranjaer Gespanschaft
Roma Jagodnjak [4]
Slovaks Jelisavac [5] Rada slovenskej narodnostnej menšiny Osječko-baranjskej župy
Serbs Osijek [6]

Bosniacs, Montenegrins, Macedonians, Rusyns and Slovenes have one representative each.

Features

The nature park Kopački Rit is located within this county.

Sources

  1. ^ Statute, since Feb 15, 2004
  2. ^ Statute, since July 10, 2003
  3. ^ Statute, since Oct 29, 2003
  4. ^ Statutes, since May 26, 2004
  5. ^ Statute, since Sep 17, 2003
  6. ^ Statute, since Nov 26, 2003

External links

Coordinates: 45°38′13″N 18°37′05″E / 45.637°N 18.618°E / 45.637; 18.618



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