Vrbanja, Croatia

Vrbanja (Hungarian: Vérbánya) is a village and a municipality in Croatia.

Vrbanja
Municipality of Vrbanja
Općina Vrbanja
Official seal of Vrbanja
Location of Vrbanja
Vrbanja is located in Croatia
Vrbanja
Vrbanja
Location in Croatia
Coordinates: 44°59′N 18°56′E / 44.983°N 18.933°E / 44.983; 18.933Coordinates: 44°59′N 18°56′E / 44.983°N 18.933°E / 44.983; 18.933
Country Croatia
County Vukovar-Syrmia
Government
 • MayorIvica Sep (HDZ)
Area
 • Municipality191.69 km2 (74.01 sq mi)
Elevation
87 m (285 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Municipality3,940
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
32254
Area code(s)32
Vehicle registrationŽU
Websiteopcina-vrbanja.hr

EtymologyEdit

Vrbanja is named after the Croatian word for willows (vrbe).[citation needed]

PopulationEdit

The municipality has a population of 5,174, in the following settlements:[2]

By ethnicity, 96.48% are Croats, while the largest minority consists of Slovaks (1.38%), per census 2001.

Notable peopleEdit

Elizabeta Burg, Croatian Beauty Pageant and Miss Universe Top 16 finalist

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Općine na područjima posebne državne skrbi Republike Hrvatske" (PDF). Croatian Chamber of Economy. Retrieved 15 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Vrbanja". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
 
Vrbanja municipality within Vukovar-Srijem county