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Country  Croatia
Area  58.32 km2
Mayor  Mladen Horvat
Population  11,544

Nedelisce (Kajkavian: Nedelisce) is a village in Medimurje County, in northern Croatia, and the seat of the Municipality of Nedelisce, which also includes 10 other villages in the south-western part of Medimurje County.


Map of Nedelisce

Nedelisce itself is a suburban village located just outside the county seat, Cakovec, around 3 kilometres from the citys centre. Despite not being designated as either a city or a town, the village of Nedelisce was the second most populated place in Medimurje County in the 2001 census, with 4,430 people living in the village at the time of the census.


Nedelisce was first mentioned in 1226, in the Donation of the Hungarian King Bela IV. The settlement was named after Sunday (Croatian: , local Kajkavian dialect: nedelja or nedela), since the local people worship The Holy Trinity to which their Catholic parish is dedicated.

Nedelisce in the past, History of Nedelisce

In the Middle Ages, the place has developed into a market consisting of fairs and crafts. Between 1570 and 1586, Nedelisce was also the seat of one of the first Croatian printing offices. The first document about the establishment of a local school originates from 1660, when Medimurje was reigned by the Zrinski family. The local volunteer fire department was founded in 1908 and is the oldest in the municipality.


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