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Tuškanac is a neighborhood located in Gornji Grad - Medveščak city district of Zagreb, Croatia. It has a population of 2,455 (2011).[1] It is best known for its parks and the Tuškanac cinema.

Apparently, its name derives from the name of Tuscany. It is assumed that it refers to Tuscan immigrants to Zagreb, some of whom have been recorded in the 14th century.[2]


  1. ^ "12. Mjesni odbor Tuškanac". Retrieved 11 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "The great-grandson of Dante Alighieri, Nicolò, founded the first pharmacy in Zagreb in 1395." http://www.croatianhistory.net/etf/dante.html Located in Kamenita street in today's Gornji Grad

Coordinates: 45°49′17″N 15°58′12″E / 45.82139°N 15.97000°E / 45.82139; 15.97000