Ilok

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Ilok is the easternmost town and municipality in northeastern Croatia.wikipedia
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Ilok Castle

Odescalchi manor houseÚjlak Castle
The town is home to a Franciscan monastery and Ilok Castle, which is a popular day trip for domestic tourists.
Ilok Castle (Iločki dvorac or Gradina Ilok) or Odescalchi Castle overlooks the town of Ilok in eastern Croatia.

Danube

Danube RiverRiver DanubeDanubian
Located in the Syrmia region, it lies on a hill overlooking the Danube river, which forms the border with the Bačka region of Serbia.
The hydrological parameters of Danube are regularly monitored in Croatia at Batina, Dalj, Vukovar and Ilok.

Syrmia

SremSrijemLower Syrmia
Located in the Syrmia region, it lies on a hill overlooking the Danube river, which forms the border with the Bačka region of Serbia.
Another important local governor was Laurence of Ilok, Duke of Syrmia (1477 to 1524), who reigned over large parts of the region from Ilok.

Újlaki family

IločkiÚjlakiHouse of Ilok
After 1354, the town of Ilok belonged to Nicholas and Paul Garay (in Croatian references Gorjanski), and then to Nicholas Kont of Orahovica and his descendants, among which was his great-grandson Nicholas and the last member of the Iločki family - Laurence of Ilok.
The Iločki, meaning "those of Ilok", rose to be a powerful and influential family in the Croato-Hungarian Kingdom during the period in the Late Middle Ages history marked by dynastic struggles for the possession of the throne and the Ottoman wars in Europe that affected the country.

Lawrence of Ilok

Laurence of IlokLawrence ÚjlakiLovro Iločki
After 1354, the town of Ilok belonged to Nicholas and Paul Garay (in Croatian references Gorjanski), and then to Nicholas Kont of Orahovica and his descendants, among which was his great-grandson Nicholas and the last member of the Iločki family - Laurence of Ilok.
He held the title "Voivode (Duke) of Ilok" and Voivode of Bosnia, and was during his life Ban of Macsó (1477 – 1492), Ban of Belgrade (1511 – 1513), member of the Royal Chamber Council (around 1516) and royal judge (1517 – 1524).

Sanjak of Syrmia

SyrmiaSanjak of SiremSirem
It was kaza centre in Sanjak of Syrmia.
Administrative center of the Sanjak of Syrmia was from 1542 Uyluk (Croatian: Ilok) and in the second half of the 17th century it was Dimitrofça (Serbian: Dmitrovica, today Sremska Mitrovica).

Nicholas of Ilok

Nicholas ÚjlakiNicholasNikola Iločki
After 1354, the town of Ilok belonged to Nicholas and Paul Garay (in Croatian references Gorjanski), and then to Nicholas Kont of Orahovica and his descendants, among which was his great-grandson Nicholas and the last member of the Iločki family - Laurence of Ilok.
Nicholas was the best known lord of the city of Ilok.

Vukovar

City of VukovarMayor of VukovarPort of Vukovar
Note: It became independent administrative unit (town) in 2001 census, from the old Comune of Vukovar.
In SFR Yugoslavia, the municipalities were generally larger, and the Vukovar municipality spanned the region from Vera and Borovo in the north, Ilok in the east and Tovarnik in the south, but it has since been divided into several municipalities.

Nicholas Kont

Nicholas Kont of OrahovicaMiklós KontNicholas I
After 1354, the town of Ilok belonged to Nicholas and Paul Garay (in Croatian references Gorjanski), and then to Nicholas Kont of Orahovica and his descendants, among which was his great-grandson Nicholas and the last member of the Iločki family - Laurence of Ilok.
When the Ilok branch of the Hungarian noble family Csák died out in 1364, the king gave the Ilok fief to Nicholas and his nephew Ladislaus, the son of Leukus.

Banovina of Croatia

Banovina CroatiaCroatian BanovinaBanate of Croatia
From 1929-39, Ilok was part of the Danube Banovina and, from 1939–41, of the Banovina of Croatia within the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.
The entire area of the Sava and Littoral Banovinas was combined and parts of the Vrbas, Zeta, Drina and Danube banovinas (districts Brčko, Derventa, Dubrovnik, Fojnica, Gradačac, Ilok, Šid and Travnik) were added to form the Banate of Croatia.

Šarengrad

It is located along the Danube river and is administratively part of Croatian easternmost town of Ilok.

Danube Banovina

Danubeban (governor) of Danube BanovinaBanate of Danube
From 1929-39, Ilok was part of the Danube Banovina and, from 1939–41, of the Banovina of Croatia within the Kingdom of Yugoslavia.
In 1939, when the new Banovina of Croatia was formed, Šid and Ilok districts were transferred from the Danube Banovina to Banovina of Croatia.

Vukovar-Srijem County

Vukovar-SrijemVukovar-Syrmia CountyVukovar-Syrmia
Other notable towns include Ilok, Otok and Županja.

Syrmia County

SyrmiaSzerémCounty of Syrmia
In the late 19th and early 20th century, Ilok was a district capital in the Syrmia County of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.
The towns of Vukovar, Ilok, Vinkovci, and Županja are currently in Croatia, in Vukovar-Srijem county.

Podunavlje

Danube regionDanubeDanube valley
More than one-fifth of total number of Slovaks in country live in Ilok.

Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia

Croatia-SlavoniaCroatiaKingdom of Croatia and Slavonia
Between 1849-68, the Kingdom of Slavonia was completely separate Habsburg crownland, and in 1868 it was joined with the Kingdom of Croatia to form the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.
and the "Decree on the Banovina of Croatia" (Uredba o Banovini Hrvatskoj) dated 24 August 1939, the autonomous Banovina of Croatia (Banate of Croatia) was created by uniting the Sava Banovina, the Littoral Banovina, and districts Brčko, Derventa, Dubrovnik, Fojnica, Gradačac, Ilok, Šid and Travnik.

Croatian War of Independence

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On 17 October 1991 during the beginning of the Croatian War of Independence, non-Serbs fled as the Yugoslav National Army led by Serbs paramilitaries occupied the area, but spared it from destruction due to its rapid surrounding and occupation.
The most shelled cities were Vukovar, Slavonski Brod (from the mountain of Vučjak), and Županja (for more than 1,000 days), Vinkovci, Osijek, Nova Gradiška, Novska, Daruvar, Pakrac, Šibenik, Sisak, Dubrovnik, Zadar, Gospić, Karlovac, Biograd na moru, Slavonski Šamac, Ogulin, Duga Resa, Otočac, Ilok, Beli Manastir, Lučko, Zagreb, and others Slavonski Brod was never directly attacked by tanks or infantry, but the city and its surrounding villages were hit by more than 11,600 artillery shells and 130 aircraft bombs in 1991 and 1992.

Areas of Special State Concern (Croatia)

First Category Area of Special State ConcernAreas of Special State Concern
Ilok is underdeveloped municipality which is statistically classified as the First Category Area of Special State Concern by the Government of Croatia.

John of Capistrano

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He died on 23 October 1456 at the nearby town of Ilok (now a Croatian border town on the Danube).

Croatia

Republic of CroatiaCroatianCRO
Ilok is the easternmost town and municipality in northeastern Croatia.

Bačka

BácskaBackaBatschka
Located in the Syrmia region, it lies on a hill overlooking the Danube river, which forms the border with the Bačka region of Serbia.

Serbia

SRBRepublic of SerbiaSerbian
Located in the Syrmia region, it lies on a hill overlooking the Danube river, which forms the border with the Bačka region of Serbia.