Slunj is a town in the mountainous part of central Croatia located along the important north-south route to the Adriatic Sea between Karlovac and Plitvice lakes national park where river Korana and Slunjcica meet. It had a population of 5,076 people in the municipality as per 2011. Administratively, the town is part of Karlovac County. It is the cultural and social center of the region of Kordun in the vicinity to Bosnia and Herzegovina. As of 2011, Slunj’s population consisted of 87.9% Croatians, 10.5% Serbs and a small number of other ethnic communities found in the area.