Osijek is a city in Eastern Croatia. It is an important transport hub and the principal city of Slavonia.
Osijek is the largest city and the economic and the cultural centre of the eastern Croatian region of Slavonia, as well as the administrative center of Osijek-Baranja county. Due to its important location near the junction of the Drava and Danube rivers, this large and once prosperous town (the fourth largest city in Croatia with a current population of around 101,000) bore much of the brunt of the conflict in the 1990s. Many fine buildings have been restored to their former glory, though do not be surprised to see some scars still remaining as some buildings still have bullet holes or shrapnel markings in them.