Šenkovec (Hungarian: Szentilona) is a municipality in Međimurje County, Croatia, located just outside the county seat, Čakovec.

Village centre
Village centre
Šenkovec is located in Croatia
Location of Šenkovec in Croatia
Coordinates: 46°25′N 16°25′E / 46.417°N 16.417°E / 46.417; 16.417
Country Croatia
 • Municipal mayorSaša Horvat
 • Total6.6 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
 • Total2,879
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 (municipality total)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
40000 Čakovec
Area code(s)040

The municipality includes two villages – Šenkovec and Knezovec. In the 2011 census, the two villages were populated by a total of 2,879 people,[1] most of whom are Croats. The seat of the municipality is in Šenkovec, a suburban village located approximately 2 kilometers to the north-west from the centre of Čakovec. The main road between Čakovec and Mursko Središće goes through the village.

The village of Šenkovec has its own elementary school and kindergarten, as well as a sports hall and library. The pulmonology department of the Čakovec County Hospital is located in the Ksajpa neighbourhood of Šenkovec. There are two chapels in the municipality – the Holy Trinity Chapel in Šenkovec and the Saint Florian Chapel in Knezovec. The old Saint Jelena Chapel in Šenkovec is a listed building.


  1. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Šenkovec". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.

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Coordinates: 46°25′N 16°25′E / 46.417°N 16.417°E / 46.417; 16.417