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Located on the slopes of Daljska planina, on the right bank of the Danube, in the microregion of Erdutska kos, at an altitude of 93 m. It covers an area of ​​32.36 km2, with an average population density of 20 inhabitants / km2. There are 645 inhabitants in 260 households. Parts of the settlement are the hamlets: Aljmaka Planina, Čauevac, Dravsko Uće and Hrastovo Polje. The economic basis consists of agriculture, animal husbandry, construction, catering, trade, tourism. In Aljma is the regional school of Dalj Elementary School, general medicine clinic of Osijek Health Center, regional post office HP-PS Osijek, DVD, hunting association, fishing club, seat of the Tourist Board of Erdut municipality, non-governmental organization. Aljma has been a well-known Marian shrine since 1704, where many believers gather on Assumption Day (August 15). The Church of the Visitation of Mary, with a statue of the Mother of God, was built in 1864. On the site of the old church, destroyed in the Homeland War, a new church was built in a modern architectural key. Aljma is visited by over 100,000 pilgrims and tourists during the year.

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  • Copyright: Nikola Nadas (NickVu) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 11 W: 0 N: 345] (303)
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  • Date Taken: 2018-08-15
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