Kutina

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Kutina
Town
Map of Kutina municipality within Sisak-Moslavina County
Map of Kutina municipality within Sisak-Moslavina County
Kutina is located in Croatia
Kutina
Kutina
Location in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°28′55″N 16°46′43″E / 45.481966°N 16.778499°E / 45.481966; 16.778499
Country  Croatia
County Sisak-Moslavina
Government
 • Mayor Andrija Rudić (SDP)
Area[1]
 • Town 294.34 km2 (113.65 sq mi)
Elevation 149 m (489 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Town 22,815
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Urban 13,773
Postal code 44 320
Area code(s) 044
Vehicle registration KT
Website Official website

Kutina is a city in central Croatia, the largest settlement in the hilly region of Moslavina, in the Sisak-Moslavina county. The town proper has a population of 14,814 (2011), while the total municipality population is 22,815.[2]

The settlement of Kutina was first mentioned in the historical records in 1256.

It is the industrial center of the region with petrochemical industry - Petrokemija d.d., electronic components production - SELK d.d., and a variety of smaller entrepreneurships. There is a long mass-media tradition in Kutina, with Moslavački list [local newspaper] and Radio Moslavina [local radio station]. The initial headquarters of the Nezavisna Televizija (NeT), a regional commercial TV station, were stationed in Voloder near Kutina.

Kutina is widely known for its active youth scene and the alternative-oriented club Baraka. The main attractions are Lonjsko polje nature park, baroque church of Saint Mary of the Snow, old wooden houses called Trijem (eng. Porch) or Čardak, hills of Moslavina with ruins of medieval "burgs".

A special attraction are the Wine roads of Moslavina, where a visitor can take a sip of Croatian and regional genuine wine Škrlet (Skrlet).

The settlements in the city administrative area are:[2]

History[edit]

In the late 19th and early 20th century, Kutina was a district capital in the Bjelovar-Križevci County of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.

Notable people born in Kutina[edit]

Dubravka Ugrešić - Croatian writer, winner of 2010 Tiptree Award, 2000 Heinrich Mann Prize, and 1988 NIN Prize, among others.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.kutina.hr/ - Official website
  2. ^ a b c "Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011, First Results by Settlements" (HTML). Statistical Reports (in Croatian and English) (Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics) (1441). June 2011. ISSN 1332-0297. Retrieved 2011-08-22. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°28′N 16°47′E / 45.467°N 16.783°E / 45.467; 16.783