The Zagorje [ zɑ ː ɡɔ ː rjɛ ], also called for better differentiation Zagorje, ( roughly translated ( Croatian ) high or hinterland ) is a historic geographical area in Croatia, north of the capital Zagreb. As Zagorje is called virtually all of the area which is north of Medvednica mountain ( and a northern part of the mountain itself) in to the Slovenian border in the west to the river Drava, or the field of Međimurje, in the north, and to the Prigorje extends east. When we look to cultural factors such as language and other influences, so you could even the capital Zagreb itself belong to the Zagorje, however, belongs geographically to the Croatian Prigorje.
In northern Croatia, the term Zagorje is quite sufficient to point to this area. To enable a clearer distinction from similar-sounding regions, such as the Zagorje in Slovenia or the Dalmatian Zagora ( the Dalmatian hinterland ), one often adds the adjective Croatian (ie, "Croatian " hinterland or background Bergland ) added.
The main cities of Zagorje Krapina Varaždin and apply. Since the restructuring of the modern Croatian Republic of the Zagorje between the Krapina-Zagorje County, located in Krapina, and Varaždin County was based in Varaždin, divided.
Krapina is the capital of Kajkavian culture. The Zagorje is namely known for its regional dialect of the Croatian language, the Kajkavian dialect ( the Slovenian way, similar in many respects ). Every year there the festival of Kajkavian Culture (Festival kajkavske popevke ) instead.
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