Vukovar

Vukovar (Croatian pronunciation: [ʋûkoʋaːr]; Serbian Cyrillic: Вуковар[Note 1]) is a city in eastern Croatia. It contains Croatia's largest river port, located at the confluence of the Vuka and the Danube. Vukovar is the seat of Vukovar-Syrmia County. The city's registered population was 26,468 in the 2011 census, with a total of 27,683 in the municipality.[1]

Vukovar
City of Vukovar
Grad Vukovar'
Clockwise, from top: Panoramic view of Vukovar and Danube river; downtown with arcades; Vukovar water tower; Eltz Manor; Franciscan monastery with church of Saints Philip and James and Workers' Hall
Nickname(s): 
Grad Heroj (Hero City)
Location of Vukovar Municipality
Vukovar
Location of Vukovar within Croatia
Coordinates: 45°21′00″N 19°00′12″E
Country Croatia
RegionPodunavlje
County Vukovar-Syrmia
Government
  MayorIvan Penava (Independent, supported by DP)
  City Council
23 members
Area
  City100.26 km2 (38.71 sq mi)
Elevation
108 m (354 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
  City27,683
  Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
  Urban
26,468
Demonym(s)Vukovarac (masculine)
Vukovarka (feminine)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
32 000
Area code(s)032
Vehicle registrationVU
Websitewww.vukovar.hr