Mikleus is a municipality with a population of 1070, situated on the road and railway track Virovitica-Nasice. It was mentioned as a parish in 1334, The church of St Nikola was built in 1789. The place is known for the first kolomast-factory in Croatia. It was produced from the petroleum that had sources here. It is the first place in Croatia that has produced ”petroleum oil". There are several enterprises here and a developed wood industry. The place was destroyed during the Serbo-Croatian war. Especially damaged are neighboring places Cetkovac and Bolinci.