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Drava Banovina

Drava Banovina
Dravska banovina
Дравска бановина
Banovina of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia

1929–1941
Location of Drava Banovina
Drava Banovina (red) within
Kingdom of Yugoslavia (light yellow)
Capital Ljubljana
Historical era Interwar period
 •  January 6th Dictatorship
 •  Established 3 October 1929 1929
 •  Disestablished 16 April 1941 1941
Area
 •  1931 15,849 km2 (6,119 sq mi)
Population
 •  1921 1,060,356 
 •  1931 1,144,298 
Density 72.2 /km2  (187 /sq mi)
Today part of Slovenia

The Drava Banovina or Drava Banate (Slovene: Dravska banovina) was a province (banovina) of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia between 1929 and 1941. This province consisted of most of present-day Slovenia and was named for the Drava River. The capital city of the Drava Banovina was Ljubljana.

Contents

  • Borders 1
  • Administration 2
  • Aftermath 3
  • List of Bans 4
  • References 5
  • See also 6

Borders

According to the 1931 Constitution of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia,

The building that housed the administrative seat of Banovina today serves as Government and Presidential Palace of Slovenia

Administration

Drava Banovina was administratively subdivided into 29 counties (called srez):

Aftermath

In 1941 the World War II Axis powers occupied the Drava Banovina, and it was divided largely between Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy, while Hungary occupied Prekmurje and the Independent State of Croatia occupied some smaller border areas.

Following World War II the region was reconstituted, with additional pre–World War II Italian territory (Julian March), as the Federal State of Slovenia, within a federal second Yugoslavia.

List of Bans

Part of a series on the
Slovenia
Coat of arms of Slovenia
Slovenia portal

The following is the list of people who held the title of Ban (governor) of Drava Banovina:[2]

Portrait Name
(Born-Died)
Term of office Party
Start End
Dušan Sernec
(1882–1952)
9 October
1929
4 December
1930
Slovene People's Party (SLS)
Drago Marušič
(1884–1964)
4 December
1930
8 February
1935
Yugoslav National Party (JNS)
Dinko Puc
(1879–1945)
8 February
1935
10 September
1935
Yugoslav Democratic Party (JDS)
Marko Natlačen
(1886–1942)
10 September
1935
16 April
1941
Slovene People's Party (SLS)

References

  1. ^ The Constitution of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia
  2. ^ Cahoon, Ben. "Slovenia". World Statesmen.org. Retrieved 9 September 2013. 

See also


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