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Osijek, the largest city and economic capital of eastern Croatia, lies on the the Drava River, 25 km upstream from the Danube. Its Old Town, referred to as Tvrda (Citadel), consists of a Habsburg-era fortress and has some of the best preserved baroque buildings in the country. The Holy Trinity column on the fort’s main square dates to 1730 and was erected in thanksgiving for the lifting of a plague.