Zagreb - information about the city

Zagreb ( [zǎːɡrɛb] ) is the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Croatia. It is in the northwest of the country, along the Sava river, at the southern slopes of the Medvednica mountain. Zagreb lies at an elevation of approximately 122 m (400 ft) above sea level. In the last official census of 2011, the population of the settlement of Zagreb was 686,568, while the total population of its administrative area was 792,875. The wider Zagreb metropolitan area includes the City of Zagreb and the separate Zagreb County with a population of 317,642, bringing the total metropolitan area population up to 1,110,517. It is the only metropolitan area in Croatia with a population of over one million.

Zagreb - tourist attractions

markerA St. Mark's Church in Zagreb Church of St. Mark (Crkva sv. Marka) is the parish church of old Zagreb. The Romanesque window found in its south facade is the best evidence that the church must have been built as early as the 13th century as is also the semicircular groundplan of St. Mary's chapel (later altered). In the second h... St. Mark's Church in Zagreb - photo
markerB Ilica street Ilica street is one of the longest streets in Zagreb and considered to be the most expensive residential street in the city. The busy street is home to many shops and cultural sites and spans through most of the northwestern part of the city, from the Ban Jelačić Square in the city centre to the Vra... Ilica street - photo
markerC Croatian National Bank The Croatian National Bank (Hrvatska narodna banka or HNB ) is the central bank of the Republic of Croatia. HNB was established by the Constitution of Croatia which was passed by the Croatian Parliament on 21 December 1990. Its main responsibilities are maintaining the stability of the national curr... Croatian National Bank - photo
markerD Zagreb Central Station Zagreb Central Station (Zagrebački Glavni kolodvor) is the principal railway station in Zagreb and the largest in Croatia. It is located on King Tomislav Square in the centre of Zagreb. The construction of the building was started in 1890 and was officially opened in 1892. The project was overseen ... Zagreb Central Station - photo
markerE Mimara Museum The Mimara Museum is an art museum in the city of Zagreb, Croatia. It is situated at the Roosevelt Square, housing the collection by Wiltrud and Ante Topić Mimara. Its full official name is the "Art Collection of Ante and Wiltrud Topić Mimara". Of the total of 3,700 varied works of art, more than 1,... Mimara Museum - photo
markerF Stadion Maksimir GNK Dinamo Zagreb Maksimir Stadium (Stadion Maksimir) is a stadium in the Croatian capital of Zagreb. It takes its name from the neighbourhood of Maksimir. It is primarily the home of Dinamo Zagreb, the top football team in the country. It is also home to Dinamo Zagreb 's farm team NK Lokomotiva. Fi... Stadion Maksimir - photo
markerG Zagreb Botanical Garden The Zagreb Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located in downtown Zagreb, Croatia. Founded in 1889 by Antun Heinz, Professor of the University of Zagreb, it is part of the Faculty of Science. Covering an area of 5 hectares, the garden is situated at an altitude of 120 metres (390 ft) above sea l... Zagreb Botanical Garden - photo
markerH Homeland Bridge Homeland Bridge (Domovinski most) is a 840 meters (2,756 ft) long bridge over Sava River located in southeastern Zagreb, Croatia. Its administrative location is the city district Peščenica - Žitnjak. The bridge carries four lanes connecting the Radnička street between the Petruševec neighborhood in ... Homeland Bridge - photo
markerI Zagreb Cathedral Zagreb Cathedral is the building of the cathedral started in the 11th century (1093), although the building was razed to the ground by the Tatars in 1242. At the end of the 15th century, the Ottoman Empire invaded Bosnia and Croatia, triggering the construction of fortification walls around the cath... Zagreb Cathedral - photo
markerJ Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb The Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb (Hrvatsko narodno kazalište u Zagrebu), commonly referred to as HNK Zagreb, is a theatre, opera and ballet house located in Zagreb, owned and operated by the Ministry of Culture. The theatre evolved out of the first city theatre built in 1836 housed in the pre... Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb - photo

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Geographical coordinates: 45.8, 16
Approximate population: 1,288,000

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