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Posavina
Posavina
(Serbo-Croatian: Posavina/Посавина) is the Slavic name for the region of the Sava
Sava
river basin in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia
Serbia
that is adjacent or near the Sava river itself.

Contents

1 History

1.1 Yugoslav breakup and wars

2 Cities and towns in Posavina 3 Gallery 4 See also 5 References

History[edit] In the first half of the 18th century, Sava-Danube (Posavina-Podunavlje) section of the Habsburg Military Frontier existed in the area. Posavina
Posavina
segment of the Frontier comprised parts of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia – the southern parts of Slavonia
Slavonia
and Syrmia, stretching from Nova Gradiška
Nova Gradiška
to the confluence of the Drina
Drina
river into the Sava. Between 1929 and 1939, one of the provinces of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia was known as the Croatian region Sava
Sava
Banovina. The capital city of the province was Zagreb
Zagreb
in Croatia. In 1939, Sava
Sava
Banovina was merged with Littoral Banovina
Littoral Banovina
to form new Banovina of Croatia. Today, one of the counties in Croatia
Croatia
is named Brod- Posavina
Posavina
County and one of the cantons in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina
is named Posavina Canton. Yugoslav breakup and wars[edit] The Bosnian Posavina
Posavina
region was gravely hit by the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Herzegovina
(1992–95) to the point that parts of it had become uninhabited[citation needed], as almost all the houses were plundered, burnt or destroyed. Only a small number of people have returned to their homes. The majority of refugees live in and around the city of Slavonski Brod, Croatia
Croatia
right across the Sava
Sava
River, while a minority emigrated to the European Union
European Union
countries, the United States, and Australia.[citation needed] Cities and towns in Posavina[edit] Cities and towns in Croatia:

Zaprešić Samobor Zagreb
Zagreb
the capital of Croatia Dugo Selo Ivanić-Grad Sisak Novska Nova Gradiška Slavonski Brod Županja

Cities and towns in Bosnia and Herzegovina:

Derventa Domaljevac Orašje Brčko Bosanska Gradiška Bosanski Brod[1] Bosanski Šamac[2] Odžak Modriča Gradačac Srebrenik Doboj

Cities and towns in Serbia:

Sremska Mitrovica Šabac Obrenovac Belgrade, the capital of Serbia

Gallery[edit]

Gradiška

See also[edit]

Posavina
Posavina
Canton Brod- Posavina
Posavina
county Podrinje

References[edit]

^ the official web site of the municipality, Brod/Брод. ^ the official web site of the municipality, Šamac/Шамац.

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ICTY : THE PROSECUTOR OF THE TRIBUNAL AGAINST MILAN SIMIC,MIROSLAV TADIC,SIMO ZARIC Journal of Croatian Studies Helsinki Committee fo Human Rights Bosnia and Herzegovina Human Rights Watch - 1994 rapport Bosnia Project Seka

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Croatia
proper Dalmatia Slavonia Istria

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Croatia
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proper

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Dalmatia

Bukovica Konavle Kosinj Ravni kotari Zagora

Slavonia

Cvelferija Požega Valley Spačva Syrmia Podunavlje

Other

Baranya Podravina Posavina

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Posavina Semberija Podrinje

Birač Osat Ludmer

Tropolje Travunia Prijedorsko polje Majevica Sutjeska

Historical

Bosnia Bosanska Krajina

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Donji Kraji Vrhbosna Travunija Tropolje
Tropolje
(Završje) Osat Ludmer Herzegovina Usora Soli

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