Sveta Nedelja, Zagreb County

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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
County Zagreb County.png Zagreb
 • Mayor Dario Zurovec (Ind.)
 • Total 52,6 km2 (203 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 18,059
 • Density 34/km2 (89/sq mi)
  (municipality total)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 10431
Area code(s) 01
Website Grad Sveta Nedelja

Sveta Nedelja (literally Holy Sunday in English, or Saint Kyriake) is a town in Zagreb County, Croatia.


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.


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


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 Drago Prahin) with head city administration.


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]


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.


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