Brod (once known as Srpski Brod, and formerly Bosanski Brod) is a populated place in the far north of Republika Srpska and Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is an administrative center of the municipality of the same name. It is located on the wide open and easily walkable Peri-Pannonian Basin, on the banks of Sava River in Posavina. On the left side of the river lays Slavonski Brod. Brod covers an area of 228 km2. The favorable position of Brod, primarily its proximity to the Belgrade – Zagreb – Ljubljana highway as well as to the railway Belgrade – Zagreb – Ljubljana influenced its development.
The altitude of Brod municipality is about 90 meters. It has a humid continental climate with an average winter temperature around 0oC and summer temperature around 30oC. The annual rainfall is below average and moves around 600 mm.
The main natural resources of the Municipality of Brod are agricultural land, forests and rivers Sava and Ukrina. In the structure of total land area, the most important is the agricultural land that occupies an area of 15,611 ha (66.7%), and the forest land that is 5.580 ha (23.8%).