Thursday, September 2, 2010
Croatia - Varaždin
Inset : Varaždin Castle in the Old Town
Sent by Zeljko from Topolovac in Croatia.
This is from Wikipedia : Varaždin (German: Warasdin, Hungarian: Varasd, Latin: Varasdinum) is a city in north Croatia, 81 km (50 mi) north of Zagreb on the highway A4. City population is 41,434 on 34.22 km2 (13.21 sq mi), urban area population (with: Črnec Biškupečki, Donji Kućan, Gojanec, Gornji Kućan, Hrašćica, Jalkovec, Kućan Marof, Poljana Biškupečka and Zbelava) is 49,075 on 59.45 km2 (22.95 sq mi), and the metro area population (with municipality: Beretinec, Gornji Kneginec, Jalžabet, Sračinec, Sveti Ilija, Trnovec Bartolovečki and Vidovec) is 80,991 on 243.75 km2 (94.11 sq mi) (2001). The centre of Varaždin county is located near the Drava river, at 46°18′43″N 16°21′40″E / 46.312°N 16.361°E / 46.312; 16.361. It's mainly known for its baroque buildings, textile, food and IT industry.