Đurđevac

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To be distinguished from Đurđenovac, a municipality in Osijek-Baranja County, Croatia.
Đurđevac is located in Croatia
Đurđevac
Location of Đurđevac in Croatia
The center of Đurđevac.

Đurđevac is a town and municipality in the Koprivnica-Križevci County in Croatia. According to the 2011 census, there are a total of 8,264 inhabitants in the municipality, in the following settlements:[1]

In the census of 2011, Croats formed an absolute majority at 94.92%.[2]

The citizens of the town colloquially call themselves "Picoki".

History[edit]

Until 1918, Đurđevac (named MILITÄR SANCT GEORGEN before 1850[3] ) was part of the Austrian monarchy (Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia after the compromise of 1867), in the Croatian Military Frontier, under the WARASDIN-ST. GEORGENER Regiment N°VI[4]. In the late 19th century and early 20th century, Đurđevac was a district capital in the Bjelovar-Križevci County of the Kingdom.

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Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011:". Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Koprivnica-Križevci". Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  3. ^ Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.
  4. ^ Probably until 1881.

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Coordinates: 46°01′38″N 17°04′02″E / 46.02722°N 17.06722°E / 46.02722; 17.06722