Marija Gorica

Marija Gorica is a municipality in Croatia in the Zagreb County. According to the 2001 census, there are 2,089 inhabitants, absolute majority which 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".

Deinotherium is depicted on coat of arms of Marija Gorica.

In Marija Gorica Croatian writer Ante Kovačić went to school. This school is today named after him.

Current mayor is Marica Jančić, who was born in Žlebec Gorički.

Read more about Marija Gorica:  Settlements

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Marija Gorica - Settlements
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... seven surrounding municipalities Brdovec, Bistra, Dubravica, Jakovlje, Luka, Marija Gorica, and Pušća ... geographic areas make up the Zaprešić area the western part of the Medvednica Mountain, the Marija Gorica Hills and the plains that lie between ... The Marija Gorica Hills are located mainly in the Marija Gorica municipality between the rivers of Krapina, and Sutla ...