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Vukovar is a city in eastern Croatia. It has Croatia's biggest river port, located at the confluence of the Vuka River and the Danube. Vukovar is the seat of the Vukovar-Srijem County. The city's registered population was 26,468 in the 2011 census, with a total of 27,683 in the municipality.NameThe name Vukovar means 'town on the Vuka River' (Vuko from the Vuka River, and vár from the Hungarian word for 'fortress'). The name of the Vuka River itself originates from the Slavic word 'vuk', meaning 'wolf'. In other languages, the city in German is known as Wukowar, in Hungarian as Vukovár or Valkóvár, and in Serbian as Вуковар. In the late 17th century, the medieval Croatian name Vukovo was supplanted by the Hungarian Vukovár.GeographyIt is located 20km northeast of Vinkovci and 36km southeast of Osijek, with an elevation of 108m. Vukovar is located on the main road D2 Osijek—Vukovar—Ilok and on the Vinkovci—Vukovar railway (and road D55).The city is spread out along the Danube River. Vukovar proper is in the southeast while Borovo Naselje forms a distinct unit in the northwest.Make Vukovar central to your Croatia travel plans using our Croatia itinerary builder.
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