Sveta Nedelja, Zagreb County

Sveta Nedelja (until 1991: Sveta Nedjelja, literally Holy Sunday in English, or Saint Kyriake) is a town in Zagreb County, Croatia. It is one of the provincial satellite towns in Zagreb's metropolitan region.

Sveta Nedelja
Grad Sveta Nedelja
Town of Sveta Nedelja
Church of the Holy Trinity in Sveta Nedelja
Church of the Holy Trinity in Sveta Nedelja
Coat of arms of Sveta Nedelja
Coat of arms
Sveta Nedelja is located in Croatia
Sveta Nedelja
Sveta Nedelja
Location of Sveta Nedelja in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°47′N 15°47′E / 45.79°N 15.78°E / 45.79; 15.78
Country Croatia
CountyFlag of Zagreb County.svg Zagreb
Government
 • MayorDario Zurovec (Ind.)
 • City Council
17 members
Area
 • Town52.6 km2 (20.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Town18,059
 • Density340/km2 (890/sq mi)
 • Urban
1,338
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
10431
Area code(s)01
Vehicle registrationZG
Websitewww.grad-svetanedelja.hr

GeographyEdit

Sveta Nedelja is situated west of Zagreb near the town of Samobor. It has an exit on the A3 motorway, which passes northwest-southeast through the town, and Franjo Tuđman Street going east-west towards the Podsused Bridge.

PopulationEdit

In the Croatian census of 2011, the total population of the Town of Sveta Nedelja was 18,059, divided into 14 settlements:[1]

AdministrationEdit

Town government, health-service, post office are the part of infrastructure of Sveta Nedelja. Head of the Town government is a Mayor (current mayor is Dario Zurovec) with head town administration.

EconomyEdit

Rimac Automobili has its headquarters in the town. It is also the wealthiest municipality in Zagreb County and one of the wealthiest municipalities in the country and with most registered small enterprises in the country.

Monuments and SightseeingEdit

There are several monuments and buildings for sightseers in the Town of Sveta Nedelja:

  • baroquesqe Holy Trinity parish church and parish house in Sveta Nedelja
  • The old parish house "Crkvenjak" in Sveta Nedelja
  • St. Rocco chapel in Sveta Nedelja
  • Medieval Erdödy castle in Kerestinec
  • old mansions in Brezje and Rakitje
  • baroquesqe St. Andrew chapel in Novaki
  • St Mary Magdalena chapel in Mala Gorica
  • Monument to the victims of communist crimes[2]

EducationEdit

Primary education in Sveta Nedelja is covered by two elementary schools - the Sveta Nedelja Elementary School in Sveta Nedelja and the Vladimir Deščak Elementary School in Novaki. Sveta Nedelja Elementary School also has two branch offices in Kerestinec and Strmec. Another branch office is located in Rakov Potok in the Samobor municipal area. Opening a new elementary school in Strmec is planned in the near future.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Sveta Nedelja". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  2. ^ No ideology can bring any good

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 45°48′N 15°47′E / 45.800°N 15.783°E / 45.800; 15.783