Samobor is a town in Croatia in the Zagreb County. The city was first mentioned in 1242 and is famous for its attractive baroque old town, music and costumes and the pastry specialty Samoborske Kremšnite ( custard slices from Samobor ). There are many tambura plays about this city. Samobor has numerous pubs and is often visited by tourists.
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Samobor is located at the foot of the Natural Park Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje near the Slovenian border and the small river Gradna as well as on the Sava.
The highest point of the city lies in Dragonoš at 742 meters above sea level. NN.
Towns and villages in the large village
The town of Samobor include 77 communities to: Beder, Bobovica, Braslovje, Bratelji, Bregana, Breganica, Brezovac Žumberački, Budinjak, Bukovje Podvrško, Celine Samoborske, Cerje Samoborsko, Cerovica, Dane, Dolec Podokićki, Domaslovec, Draganje Selo, Dragonoš, Drežnik Podokićki, Dubrava Samoborska, Falašćak, Farkaševec Samoborski, Galgovo, Little Doves, Gornja Vas Gradna, Grdanjci, Gregurić Breg, Hrastina Samoborska, Jarušje, Javorek, Kladje Klake, Klokočevec Samoborski, Konscica, Kostanjevec Podvrški, kotari, Kravljak, Lug Samoborski, Mala Jazbina, Mala Rakovica, Mali Lipovec, Manja Vas Medsave, Molvice, Noršić Selo Novo Selo Zumberacko, Osredek Žumberački, Osunja, Otruševec, Pavučnjak, Petkov Breg, Podgrađe Podokićko, Podvrh, Poklek, Rakov Potok, Rude, Samobor, Samoborski Otok, Savršćak, Selce Zumberacko, Sječevac, Slani Dol Slapnica, Slavagora, Smerovišće, Stojdraga, Sveti Martin pod Okićem, Šimraki, Šipački Breg, Tisovac Žumberački, Jazbina Velika Velika Rakovica, Veliki Lipovec, Višnjevec Podvrški, Vratnik Samoborski, Vrbovec Samoborski and Vrhovčak.
The first population census was held in 1857.
The earlier a few hundred meters north of the central King Tomislav Square ( King Tomislav Square), bus station of the city Samobor ( Autobusni kolodvor Samobor ) 2012 was replaced by a new, oversized appearing bus station on the northern edge of town, about a kilometer from the city center. . from there, there are numerous regional bus connections both to Zagreb as well as in surrounding cities and towns, as well as national long distance calls ( especially to and from Rijeka and Dalmatia ).
North of the city core runs the A3 motorway connecting Zagreb with Slovenia. The city center nearest exit is located in Sveta Nedelja, another in the community belonging to Samobor Bobovica.
Samobor has no its own railway line. The nearest mainline station Zagreb main station is about 20 km away, the railway stations located closer to home Brdovec and Zaprešić only be operated by the Regional Transport of the Croatian Railways.
From 1901 to 1979, a narrow gauge train departed ( Bosnian gauge, 760 mm) between Zagreb and Samobor. The route is still largely preserved. There are efforts to build this railway.
Zagreb Airport is around 30 km away.
Samobor maintains with the following cities twinned:
- Ferdo Livadić, composer
- Zrinka Ivanušević ( athletics)
- Iva Viktorija Sostaric (tennis )
- Željko Vitko ( football)