Dubravica, Zagreb County

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Dubravica
Municipality
Općina Dubravica
The seat of the municipality Dubravica
The seat of the municipality Dubravica
Coat of arms of Dubravica
Coat of arms
Dubravica is located in Croatia
Dubravica
Dubravica
Location of Dubravica in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°57′36″N 15°42′58″E / 45.96000°N 15.71611°E / 45.96000; 15.71611Coordinates: 45°57′36″N 15°42′58″E / 45.96000°N 15.71611°E / 45.96000; 15.71611
Country Croatia
County Zagreb County
Settlements
Government
 • Mayor Franjo Štos
Area[1]
 • Total 20.61 km2 (7.96 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,586
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal codes 10293
Area code 01
License plates ZG
Website http://www.dubravica.hr

Dubravica is a municipality in Zagreb County, Croatia. According to the 2001 census, there are 1,586 inhabitants, absolute majority of which are Croats.

Geography[edit]

Dubravica municipality is located in the northwestern part of Zagreb County.

From the north it borders with the Krapina-Zagorje County and Municipality Kraljevec na Sutli, the Municipality of Luka and the city of Zaprešić, the Southeast Pušća Municipality, on the south by the Municipality of Marija Gorica, while the west washes the Sutla river where is the border with Slovenia.

In the west, the municipality covers a large part of the fertile valley, and its eastern parts are picturesque gentle hills of Zagorje and Prigorje.

Origin of name[edit]

The name Dubravica itself originates from an oak forest Dubrava, which was once covered the entire area, and even today it is not uncommon to find a typical forest plants such as wood anemone, or saffron, and the occasional oak tree in the meadows in the valley of the river Sutla.

Settlements[edit]

Notable people from Dubravica[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Dubravica at Wikimedia Commons