Kotoriba

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Kotoriba
Municipality
Location within Međimurje County
Location within Međimurje County
Kotoriba is located in Croatia
Kotoriba
Kotoriba
Location of Kotoriba in Croatia
Coordinates: 46°22′N 16°49′E / 46.367°N 16.817°E / 46.367; 16.817
Country  Croatia
County Međimurje
Government
 • Municipal mayor Ljubomir Grgec
Area
 • Total 26.58 km2 (10.26 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,224
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 40329 Kotoriba
Website www.kotoriba.hr

Kotoriba (Hungarian: Kotor) is a village and municipality in Međimurje County, in northern Croatia.

It is located in the south-eastern part of the county, near the Mura River and border with Hungary, approximately 36 kilometres south-east of Čakovec and 20 kilometres east of Prelog, the largest and second-largest city of Međimurje County respectively. It is connected with Čakovec by both road and railroad.

Kotoriba is the only village in the municipality. In the 2011 census, it had a population of 3,224.

Kotoriba is known for being the site of the oldest railway station in the present-day Croatia. The opening ceremony was held on 24 April 1860.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Kotoriba". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.kotoriba.hr/prvapruga.html (in Croatian)

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Coordinates: 46°21′N 16°49′E / 46.350°N 16.817°E / 46.350; 16.817