Drenova, Rijeka

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local district
Drenova and Rijeka
Drenova and Rijeka
Motto(s): Green lungs of the city
Drenova is located in Croatia
Location of Drenova,local district of Rijeka municipality within Croatia
Coordinates: 45°21′12″N 14°25′52″E / 45.35333°N 14.43111°E / 45.35333; 14.43111Coordinates: 45°21′12″N 14°25′52″E / 45.35333°N 14.43111°E / 45.35333; 14.43111
Country Croatia
County Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
City Rijeka
 • local district 7 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation 300 m (0 ft)
Population (2001)
 • local district 7,638
 • Density 1,100/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
 • Urban 7,638
 • Urban density 1,100/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 51000
Area code(s) 051
Website drenova.hr

Drenova is a local district of the city of Rijeka, Croatia perched on a hill above the city. Originally two villages (Upper Drenova and Lower Drenova), today melted into unique settlement. It is known for the largest cemetery/park area of the city. It has a population of 7638 inhabitants (2001).[citation needed]

Places of cultural significance include: The Chapel of the All Saints (Croatian: Svih Svetih) built in 1575, the Church of the Our Lady of Mount Carmel (Croatian: Gospe Karmelske) built in 1847, and the Church of the St. George (Croatian: Svetog Jurja) built in 1939.

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