Sveti Ivan Zelina

Sveti Ivan Zelina (Croatian pronunciation: [svêːtiː ǐvan zělina]) is a town in Zagreb County, Croatia.

Sveti Ivan Zelina
Grad Sveti Ivan Zelina
Town of Sveti Ivan Zelina
Sveti Ivan Zelina town center
Sveti Ivan Zelina town center
Flag of Sveti Ivan Zelina
Flag
Nickname(s): 
Zelina
Sveti Ivan Zelina is located in Croatia
Sveti Ivan Zelina
Sveti Ivan Zelina
Location of Sveti Ivan Zelina within Croatia
Coordinates: 45°57′34.6428″N 16°14′35.0226″E / 45.959623000°N 16.243061833°E / 45.959623000; 16.243061833
Country Croatia
CountyZagreb
Government
 • MayorHrvoje Košćec [1]
Population
 • Total15,959
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code+385 (0) 1
Websitehttps://zelina.hr

GeographyEdit

Sveti Ivan Zelina is north-east from Zagreb, connected:

  • 27 km (17 mi) by A4 highway (Zagreb - Sv.Helena), then state road Sv.Helena - Sveti Ivan Zelina,

PopulationEdit

In the 2011 Croatian census, the total population of the administrative territory of Sveti Ivan Zelina was 15,959, divided in the following settlements:[2]

HistoryEdit

In the late 19th and early 20th century, Sveti Ivan Zelina was a district capital in the Zagreb County of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.

From 1947 to 1990, during the communist regime, the town was known as Zelina.

EconomyEdit

Iskra company is one of the most important companies in Sveti Ivan Zelina.

Notable inhabitantsEdit

EducationEdit

Elementary and high-school are in Sveti Ivan Zelina.

SportEdit

There was a swimming pool in Sveti Ivan Zelina (at present under renovation). Field Hockey. Women's Handball.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2009 Elections - Results
  2. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Sveti Ivan Zelina". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.

Coordinates: 45°57′34.6428″N 16°14′35.0226″E / 45.959623000°N 16.243061833°E / 45.959623000; 16.243061833