Sveti Ivan Zelina

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Sveti Ivan Zelina
Grad Sveti Ivan Zelina
Town of Sveti Ivan Zelina
Sveti Ivan Zelina town center
Sveti Ivan Zelina town center
Nickname(s): 
Zelina
Sveti Ivan Zelina is located in Croatia
Sveti Ivan Zelina
Sveti Ivan Zelina
Location of Sveti Ivan Zelina within Croatia
Coordinates: 45°57′34.6428″N 16°14′35.0226″E / 45.959623000°N 16.243061833°E / 45.959623000; 16.243061833
Country Croatia
CountyZagreb
Government
 • MayorHrvoje Košćec [1]
Population
 • Total15,959
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code+385 (0) 1
Websitehttps://zelina.hr

Sveti Ivan Zelina (Croatian pronunciation: [svêːtiː ǐvan zělina]) is a town in Zagreb County, Croatia.

Geography[edit]

Sveti Ivan Zelina is north-east from Zagreb, connected:

  • 27 km (17 mi) by A4 highway (Zagreb - Sv.Helena), then state road Sv.Helena - Sveti Ivan Zelina,

Population[edit]

In the 2011 Croatian census, the total population of the administrative territory of Sveti Ivan Zelina was 15,959, divided in the following settlements:[2]

History[edit]

In the late 19th and early 20th century, Sveti Ivan Zelina was a district capital in the Zagreb County of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.

From 1947 to 1990, during the communist regime, the town was known as Zelina.

Economy[edit]

Iskra company is one of the most important companies in Sveti Ivan Zelina.

Notable inhabitants[edit]

Education[edit]

Elementary and high-school are in Sveti Ivan Zelina.

Sport[edit]

There was a swimming pool in Sveti Ivan Zelina (at present under renovation). Field Hockey. Women's Handball.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2009 Elections - Results
  2. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Sveti Ivan Zelina". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.

Coordinates: 45°57′34.6428″N 16°14′35.0226″E / 45.959623000°N 16.243061833°E / 45.959623000; 16.243061833