Sveta Marija

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Sveta Marija
Municipality
Location within Međimurje County
Location within Međimurje County
Sveta Marija is located in Croatia
Sveta Marija
Sveta Marija
Location of Sveta Marija in Croatia
Coordinates: 46°20′N 16°44′E / 46.333°N 16.733°E / 46.333; 16.733Coordinates: 46°20′N 16°44′E / 46.333°N 16.733°E / 46.333; 16.733
Country  Croatia
County Međimurje
Government
 • Municipal mayor Đurđica Slamek
Area
 • Total 23.40 km2 (9.03 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,317
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
  (municipality total)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 40326 Sveta Marija
Website http://www.svetamarija.hr/

Sveta Marija (Hungarian: Muraszentmária) is a village and a municipality in Međimurje County, Croatia.[2] It is located in the south-eastern part of the county, near the Drava River, approximately 27 kilometres south-east of Čakovec and 11 kilometres east of Prelog, the largest and second-largest city of Međimurje County respectively.

The municipality consists of two villages – Sveta Marija and Donji Mihaljevec.[2] It was established in 1997, prior to which the two villages belonged to the municipality of Kotoriba. In the 2011 census, the municipality had a population of 2,317, with 1,594 people living in Sveta Marija and the remaining 723 in Donji Mihaljevec at the time.[1] The majority of the population identified themselves as Croats during the census.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Sveta Marija". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Croatian Parliament (September 25, 2015). "Zakon o područjima županija, gradova i općina u Republici Hrvatskoj". Narodne novine (in Croatian) (110/2015).