Sveta Nedelja, Zagreb County

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Sveta Nedelja
Grad Sveta Nedelja
Town of Sveta Nedelja
Church of the Holy Trinity in Sveta Nedelja
Church of the Holy Trinity in Sveta Nedelja
Sveta Nedelja is located in Croatia
Sveta Nedelja
Sveta Nedelja
Location of Sveta Nedelja in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°47′N 15°47′E / 45.79°N 15.78°E / 45.79; 15.78
Country Croatia
CountyZagreb County.png Zagreb
Government
 • MayorDario Zurovec (Ind.)
 • City Council
Area
 • Total52.6 km2 (20.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total18,059
 • Density340/km2 (890/sq mi)
 (municipality total)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
10431
Area code(s)01
WebsiteGrad Sveta Nedelja

Sveta Nedelja (until 1991: Sveta Nedjelja, literally Holy Sunday in English, or Saint Kyriake) is a town in Zagreb County, Croatia. It is one of the provincial satellite towns in Zagreb's metropolitan region.

Geography[edit]

Sveta Nedelja is situated west of Zagreb near the town of Samobor. The name of the town means "Holy Sunday". It is connected to the city by the A3 (Zagreb-Bregana) highway, which passes northwest-southeast through the town, and Franjo Tuđman Road going east-west towards the Podsused Bridge.

Population[edit]

In the Croatian census of 2011, the total population of the city of Sveta Nedelja was 18,059, divided into 14 settlements:[1]

Administration[edit]

City government, health-service, post office are the part of infrastructure of Sveta Nedelja. Head of the City government is a Mayor (current mayor is Dario Zurovec) with head city administration.

Economy[edit]

Rimac Automobili has its headquarters in the town. It is also the wealthiest municipality in Zagreb County and one of the wealthiest municipalities in the country and with most registered small enterprises in the country.

Monuments and Sightseeing[edit]

There are several monuments and buildings for sightseers in the Town of Sveta Nedelja:

  • baroquesqe Holy Trinity parish church and parish house in Sveta Nedelja
  • The old parish house "Crkvenjak" in Sveta Nedelja
  • St. Rocco chapel in Sveta Nedelja
  • Medieval Erdödy castle in Kerestinec
  • old mansions in Brezje and Rakitje
  • baroqueske St. Andrew chapel in Novaki
  • St Mary Magdalena chapel in Mala Gorica
  • Monument to the victims of communist crimes[2]

Education[edit]

Primary education in Sveta Nedelja is covered by the Sveta Nedelja Elementary School and its three branch offices in Kerestinec, Rakitje and Strmec. Another branch office is located in Rakov Potok in the Stupnik municipality.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Sveta Nedelja". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  2. ^ No ideology can bring any good

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°48′N 15°47′E / 45.800°N 15.783°E / 45.800; 15.783