Apatin municipality is situated on the North – West of the Vojvodina region (West Bačka), on the left bank of the Danube river. It covers 349 km² of surface, and there are 26.760 inhabitants (by the last consensus) in one city and four rural settlements (Prigrevica, Kupusina, Svilojevo, and Sonta).
Apatin is connected to Sombor (16 km) by the regional road R 101 and the state border to Republic Croatia near Bogojevo (35 km). Apatin is 100 km far from Novi Sad, via Odžaci, and 120 km via the Vrbas. The terrain of Apatin municipality consists of two morphological sides: the alluvial plain of Danube and loess terrace, the average altitude is 85 m.
By flowing the west border of the territory of Apatin municipality (from its 1367 to 1409 km), Danube made a lot of coastal lakes, branches, ponds, river islands, and still waters. This area, where is situated the special natural reservation Gornje Podunavlje, is rich in flora and fauna.
The Thermo mineral waters on the territory of Apatin municipality, near the nature monument “Šuma Junaković”, belong to alkali iodine hypo-thermal waters (similar to those in Karlovy Vary and Harkanj).
TOURISM ORGANISATION OF APATIN MUNICIPALITY
: Trg Nikole Tesle 13, Apatin
: +381 (0)25 772 555
The tourism Organization of Apatin is located at Trg Nikole Tesle 13. The office is open on weekdays from 07 am to 15 pm. Also, there is a gift shop with a rich assortment of souvenirs with symbols of Apatin, Vojvodina, and Serbia.