Banovina, formerly known as Banska krajina or Banija, is a geographical region in central Croatia, between the Sava, Una, and Kupa rivers. The main towns in the region include Petrinja, Glina, Kostajnica, and Dvor.
Banovina in January 2016
Banovina on a map of Croatia. Banovina is located in the southern part of Sisak-Moslavina County
|• Total||4,463 km2 (1,723 sq mi)|
|• Density||41/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|a Banovina is not designated as an official region, it is a geographic region only.
b The figure is an approximation based on the territorial span of Sisak-Moslavina County.
c The figure is an approximation based on the population of Sisak-Moslavina County.
The area is almost entirely located in the Sisak-Moslavina County. The area suffered during the Croatian War of Independence in the 1990s, with much of the population fleeing during the hostilities, many later returning.