Mamutica

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Coordinates: 45°46′16″N 15°59′41″E / 45.77111°N 15.99472°E / 45.77111; 15.99472

Mamutica
Mamutica from north

Mamutica (English: Female mammoth) is the largest building (by volume) in Zagreb and Croatia, as well as one of the largest apartment blocks in Europe.[1]

This apartment complex was built in 1974[1] in Eastern Novi Zagreb, in the quarter of Travno. It is the Croatian version of the panelák or plattenbau. The building is about 240 m long, 60 m high and has 19 floors. There are 1,263 apartments in the building, home to about 5,000 people.[2]

Mamutica is also the name of a crime TV series broadcast by Croatian Radiotelevision since 2008 (two seasons as of 2010), focusing on police cases being solved in and around the building.[3][4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Priče iz mamutice". jutarnji.hr (in Croatian). 21 December 2008. Retrieved 30 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mamutica". GEO Croatia (in Croatian). January 2010. Retrieved 30 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mamutica - serija". rtvportal.com. Retrieved 2009-01-10. 
  4. ^ Mamutica at the Internet Movie Database