Ivanić-Grad

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Ivanić-Grad
Grad Ivanić-Grad
Town of Ivanić-Grad
Ivanić-Grad town center
Ivanić-Grad town center
Ivanić-Grad is located in Croatia
Ivanić-Grad
Ivanić-Grad
Location of Ivanić-Grad in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°43′N 16°23′E / 45.71°N 16.39°E / 45.71; 16.39
Country Croatia
CountyZagreb County.png Zagreb
Government
 • MayorJavor Bojan Leš (HDZ)
Area
 • Total173.57 km2 (67.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total14,548
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
 (municipality total)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
10310
Area code(s)01
Websitewww.ivanic-grad.hr

Ivanić-Grad or Ivanić Grad (pronounced [ǐʋanitɕ ɡrâːd] is a town in Zagreb County, Croatia. It is part of Moslavina.

Geography[edit]

Ivanić-Grad is located south-east from Zagreb, connected:

  • 25 km (15.53 mi) by highway A3 (Bregana-Zagreb-Ivanić-Grad-Slavonski Brod-Lipovac)
  • 25 km (15.53 mi) by train on direction Zagreb - Slavonski Brod - Vinkovci.

Population[edit]

In the 2011 census, the total population is 14,548, in the following settlements:[1]

In the 2011 census, 97% of the population were Croats.[2]

Administration[edit]

City government, court, police, health-service, post office are the part of infrastructure of Ivanić-Grad. Ivanić-Grad also has a well-known spa resort, Naftalan.

History[edit]

Ivanić-Grad was a border post between the Habsburg Monarchy and the Ottoman Empire.[when?] In Habsburg Latin sources, it was known as Iwanych.[3]

Until 1918, Ivanić-Grad (named MILITÄR KLOSTER IVANIC near 1850[4] ) was part of the Austrian monarchy (Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia after the compromise of 1867), in the Croatian Military Frontier, WARASDIN-KREUTZER Regiment N°V.

Notable people[edit]

  • Juraj Krnjević was one of the principal leaders of the Croatian Peasant Party (HSS) wholly devoted to achieving Croatian democracy and freedom.
  • Đuro Deželić, writer

Education[edit]

There are 2 elementary schools (OŠ Stjepana Basaričeka and OŠ Đure Deželića) and a high school (SŠ Ivan Švear) in Ivanić-Grad. Current principals are : prof. Ksenija Pavlović (SŠ Ivan Švear), prof. Vlatka Koletić (OŠ Stjepana Basaričeka), prof. Marija Kostrevec (OŠ Đure Deželića).

OŠ Đure Deželića has the status of an international eco-school and has a green flag.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Ivanić-Grad". 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 Zagreb". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  3. ^ Monumenta spectantia historiam slavorum meridionalium. Academia Scientiarum et Artium Slavorum Meridionalium. 1917.
  4. ^ Handbook of Austria and Lombardy-Venetia Cancellations on the Postage Stamp Issues 1850-1864, by Edwin MUELLER, 1961.

Coordinates: 45°42′29″N 16°23′41″E / 45.70806°N 16.39472°E / 45.70806; 16.39472