Pakrac is located in the valley of the river Pakra in western Slavonia, 26 km northeast of Novska. It was first mentioned in 1237 as a settlement on the list of Ivanovo estates under the name Pekriz.Accommodation in Pakrac gives the city a transit-tourist significance.Important sacral buildings from the XVIII. century are located in the historic center of the city, where the court of Baron Trenk, and the remains of one of the first mints in Croatia, the so-called. Spahijski podrum. In addition to numerous historical buildings in the center of the city during the war in 1991 and 1992, the church of Sv. Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Church of St. Duha et al.The economic basis is agriculture, viticulture, animal husbandry, forestry, wood and construction industry.The river Pakra and the nearby mountains Psunj and Ravna gora are places for recreation in the immediate vicinity. A special feature of the Pakrac region are many Italian settlements in which Italian customs, language and cuisine (Italian salami) are preserved.
№153 in Cities of Croatia