Batina ( hu|Kiskőszeg) is a port village on the right bank of the Danube in Baranja, Croatia. Its elevation is 105 m. Administratively, it is located in the Draž municipality within the Osijek-Baranja County.


Batina is located on the D212 state road connecting the village to the city of Osijek. In 1974 the road bridge over the Danube was built. It is a state border crossing.


The village is known as the site of World War II Battle of Batina which took place from 11 to 29 November 1944. It was a battle between the units of the Red Army and the People's Liberation Army against the Wehrmacht and their allies. Today, a memorial site commemorates the battle which was one of the bloodiest World War II battles on Yugoslav soil.Batinska bitka: Iz stroja izbačeno čak 23 000 vojnika

See also

*Osijek-Baranja county *Baranja


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Category:Populated places in Osijek-Baranja County Category:Baranya (region) Category:Croatia–Serbia border {{OsijekBaranja-geo-stub