Donji Vidovec

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Donji Vidovec
Municipality
Location within Međimurje County
Location within Međimurje County
Donji Vidovec is located in Croatia
Donji Vidovec
Donji Vidovec
Location of Donji Vidovec in Croatia
Coordinates: 46°20′N 16°47′E / 46.333°N 16.783°E / 46.333; 16.783
Country  Croatia
County Međimurje
Government
 • Municipal mayor Josip Grivec
Area
 • Total 13.64 km2 (5.27 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,399
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 40327 Donji Vidovec
Area code(s) 040
Website www.donjividovec.hr

Donji Vidovec (Hungarian: Muravid; Kajkavian: Dolnji Vidovec) is a municipality in Međimurje County, Croatia.

Donji Vidovec is the only village belonging to the municipality. It had a population of 1,399 in the 2011 census,[1] with 97% (1,357 people) of the population identifying themselves as Croats.[2]

The village is located in the south-eastern part of Međimurje County, with the nearby villages including Sveta Marija, Donja Dubrava and Kotoriba, all of which are the seats of separate municipalities. It is also close to the Drava and the outflow canal from Lake Dubrava, a reservoir on the river. The centre of Čakovec, the county seat of Međimurje County, is located around 31 kilometres from Donji Vidovec, while the town of Prelog is located around 14 kilometres from the village. To the south, the Donji Vidovec municipality borders the Legrad municipality of Koprivnica-Križevci County.

Donji Vidovec was first mentioned in 1226 as an estate named Bistrec.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Donji Vidovec". 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 Međimurje". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 

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Coordinates: 46°20′N 16°47′E / 46.333°N 16.783°E / 46.333; 16.783