Marija Gorica

Local nameOpćina Marija Gorica
LocationMarija Gorica, Croatia

Marija Gorica is a municipality in western Zagreb County of Croatia on the border with Slovenia. According to the 2001 census, there are 2,089 inhabitants, the absolute majority are Croats.

This municipality is named after Virgin Mary, who is worshiped here. Marija is a Croatian form of the name Mary, while Gorica means "hill". Fossilized teeth of the extinct proboscid Deinotherium were found in Marija Gorica.

In Marija Gorica Croatian writer Ante Kovačić went to school. This school is today named after him. The mayor is Marica Jančić, who was born in Žlebec Gorički.

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More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +385 1 3395 868

Address Gorička ulica 18/a, 10299 Marija Gorica

Coordinates 45°54'47.163" N 15°43'45.654" E

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