Kutina

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Kutina
Grad Kutina
Town of Kutina
Kutina Petrochemical Plant
Kutina Petrochemical Plant
Kutina is located in Croatia
Kutina
Kutina
Location of Kutina in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°28′55″N 16°46′43″E / 45.481966°N 16.778499°E / 45.481966; 16.778499
Country Croatia
CountyFlag of Sisak-Moslavina County.png Sisak-Moslavina
Government
 • MayorZlatko Babić (HDZ)
 • City Council
Area
 • Town294.34 km2 (113.65 sq mi)
Elevation
149 m (489 ft)
Population
(2011)[2]
 • Town22,760
 • Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Urban
13,735
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
HR-44 320
Area code(s)+385 44
Vehicle registrationKT
Websitewww.kutina.hr

Kutina is a city in central Croatia, the largest settlement in the hilly region of Moslavina, in the Sisak-Moslavina County. The town proper has a population of 13,735 (2011), while the total municipality population is 22,760.[2]

The settlement of Kutina was first mentioned in the historical records in 1256.

It is the industrial center of the region with petrochemical industryPetrokemija d.d., electronic components production – SELK d.d., and a variety of smaller entrepreneurships. There is a long mass-media tradition in Kutina, with Moslavački list [local newspaper] and Radio Moslavina [local radio station]. The initial headquarters of the Nezavisna Televizija (NeT), a regional commercial TV station, were stationed in Voloder near Kutina.

Kutina is widely known for its active youth scene and the alternative-oriented club Baraka. The main attractions are Lonjsko polje nature park, baroque fortress church of Saint Mary of the Snow, old wooden houses called Trijem (eng. Porch) or Čardak, hills of Moslavina with ruins of medieval "burgs".

A special attraction are the Wine roads of Moslavina, where a visitor can take a sip of Croatian and regional genuine wine Škrlet (Skrlet).

The settlements in the city administrative area are:[2]

History[edit]

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

Notable people born in Kutina[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.kutina.hr/ – Official website
  2. ^ a b c "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Kutina". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°28′N 16°47′E / 45.467°N 16.783°E / 45.467; 16.783