Novi Marof

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Novi Marof
Town
Town centre
Town centre
Novi Marof is located in Croatia
Novi Marof
Novi Marof
Location of Novi Marof in Croatia
Coordinates: 46°09′52″N 16°20′05″E / 46.164401°N 16.334642°E / 46.164401; 16.334642
Country Croatia
CountyFlag of Varaždin County.png Varaždin
Government
 • MayorSiniša Jenkač (HDZ)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total13,246 (municipality)Crkva BDM Sv. Krunice u Remetincu, Novi Marof.jpg
 • Town itself
1,956
Time zoneUTC+1
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2
Church in Novi Marof

Novi Marof (Kajkavian: Nuovi Narof) is a town in north-western Croatia, located south of Varaždin and east of Ivanec, in the Varaždin County. It lies on intersection of state roads D3 (from south to north) and D24 (from west) and is also connected with highway A4, state road D22 (from east) and R201 railway.

The population of the municipality is 13,246 (census 2011), distributed in the following settlements:[1]

History[edit]

In the late 19th and early 20th century, Novi Marof was a district capital in the Varaždin County of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.

Notable residents[edit]

Culture[edit]

The town was a home of the Croatian independent record label Ill In The Head until it relocated to Canada. The town has memorial markers to:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Novi Marof". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  2. ^ Memorial marker in Novi Marof
  3. ^ 16th annoversary of the death of European observers

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 46°10′N 16°20′E / 46.167°N 16.333°E / 46.167; 16.333