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:
The citizens of the town colloquially call themselves "Picoki".
Until 1918, Đurđevac (named MILITÄR SANCT GEORGEN before 1850 ) 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. In the late 19th century and early 20th century, Đurđevac was a district capital in the Bjelovar-Križevci County of the Kingdom.
Sights and events
- Old town Đurđevac
- Picokijada - Legenda o picokima
- Church of st. George in Đurđevac
- Đurđevečki peski
- Park-Forest Đurđevac
- Boris Braun - member of the notable Braun family, University professor and honorary Citizen of Đurđevac
- Mladen Markač - Commander of Croatian Special Police during Operation Storm during the Croatian War of Independence (1991–1995), and afterwards held the rank of Colonel General
- "Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011:". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
- "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Koprivnica-Križevci". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
- Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.
- Probably until 1881.
- Đurđevac official site
- Awarded "EDEN - European Destinations of Excellence" non traditional tourist destination 2008
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