Garešnica

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Garešnica
Town
Garešnica is located in Croatia
Garešnica
Garešnica
Location of Garešnica in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°34′N 16°56′E / 45.57°N 16.94°E / 45.57; 16.94
Country  Croatia
County Zastava bjelovarsko bilogorske zupanije.gif Bjelovar-Bilogora
Government
 • Mayor Velimir Žunac (HDZ)
Area
 • Total 225.91 km2 (87.22 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 10,472
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
  (municipality total)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43280
Area code(s) 043
Website Grad Garešnica
Ilovski Lug forest near Garešnica

Garešnica is a town and municipality in Bjelovar-Bilogora County, Croatia. It is part of Moslavina. There are a total of 10,472 inhabitants, of whom 85% are Croats.[1]

Garešnica is located in central Croatia at the foot of Moslavačka gora mountain, 17 km (10.56 mi) northeast of Kutina, on the main road Kutina - Veliki Zdenci - Virovitica. It was first mentioned in 1527. The church Visitation of Our Lady was built in 1752 and has still a lot of original inventory.[2]

The town is home to a memorial to its deceased defenders from the Croatian War of Independence.[3]

Municipality[edit]

The following settlements comprise the Garešnica municipality:[4]

History[edit]

In the late 19th and early 20th century, Garešnica was a district capital in the Bjelovar-Križevci County of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.

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Coordinates: 45°34′N 16°56′E / 45.567°N 16.933°E / 45.567; 16.933