, Often simply called Hrvatska Kostajnica Kostajnica, ( Ger. outdated Castanowitz ) is a small town in central Croatia.
It is located in the Sisak - Moslavina south of Petrinja and Sisak on the Una River, which forms the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina. On the opposite side of the river in Bosnia ( Republika Srpska ) is the town of Bosanska Kostajnica.
The population of the municipality of Hrvatska Kostajnica of 2,756 inhabitants ( 2011 census ). The closer the urban area counts 2,127 inhabitants. The community residents describe themselves as Croats and 69.34 % to 25.04% as Serbs.
History of the name
The name derives from the alleged name " Kostanj " (chestnut, chestnut ). Former names of the town were:
Sons and daughters
- Svetozar Boroevic Bojna, Austro- Hungarian Field Marshal