CENTRAL CROATIAN REGION
Zagreb County, also popularly known as “Zagreb ring”, has a population of about 310,000 and covers an area of nearly 3,000 km2 between the border with Slovenia in the west, Moslavina in the east, and between Zagreb in the north and the Kupa river in the south. The County comprises 9 towns and 25 municipalities. Its traffic position together with economic potential and human resources has brought Zagreb County among the most propulsive and fastest growing counties in Croatia in the last five years.
The County encircles Zagreb (the City of Zagreb is a County itself, it is not part of Zageb County), a university, financial, political and cultural centre of Croatia, like a ring, and with daily migrations of more than 300,000 people it makes a unique economic entity with a population of over one million with best business possibilities in Croatia and this part of Europe.
REGIONAL TRAFFIC KEY
Zagreb County takes up the territory over which all road, railway, air, power, infrastructure, underground and surface corridors in the direction of the west (Slovenia, Italy), north (Austria, Hungary), south (the Adriatic Sea) and east (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro) pass. All pan-European road routes in Zagrebačka County are built as the full profile motorway. The largest Croatian airport (Zagreb-Pleso) is located in Zagreb County.
- firms and entrepreneurs working with profit
- the fastest rate of continued economic growth in Croatia (2000—2005)
- number of craftsmen (every 10th craftsman comes from the Zagreb County)
- entrepreneurs sustained after the 3rd year of business operating
- apple production (22% of Croatia’s overall production)
- grapes production (16% of Croatia’s overall production)
- wine production (19% of Croatia’s overall production)
- vegetable raising and areas under vegetable crops (9% of Croatia’s overall production)
- egg production (12% of Croatia’s overall production).