Hrvatska Dubica

Hrvatska Dubica is a place in the Sisak - Moslavina in Croatia and seat of the municipality of the same name.


The city Dubica has developed since the 13th century on the right bank of the Una. Hrvatska Dubica, which today is located on the left bank, was founded in 1739 by refugees from the city than this (the present Kozarska Dubica ) fell after the Peace of Belgrade to the Ottomans. During the Second World War the town was situated on the territory of existing from 1941 to 1945 the fascist Independent State of Croatia ( NDH ). In the city there was the concentration camp Hrvatska Dubica, which was operated by the Croatian Ustasha and mainly by Serbs, Jews and Roma were interned.


Hrvatska Dubica is located on the left bank of the Una opposite Kozarska Dubica ( Bosanska Dubica ) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The municipality has an area of 131 km ² and is rural with the exception of the main town.


The municipality consists of six locations: Hrvatska Dubica, Baćin, Cerovljani, Živaja, Slabinja and Predore.

Residents in the census in 2011:

  • Baćin - 217
  • Donji Cerovljani - 76
  • Gornji Cerovljani - 99
  • Hrvatska Dubica - 1040
  • Slabinja - 348
  • Živaja - 309

Of the total 2,089 inhabitants 75% of Croats, 22 % Serbs, and 3% were other.