Zagreb is situated between the southern slopes of the Medvednica mountain and both northern and southern bank of the Sava river.
In 1991 Zagreb became the capital of the country following secession from Second Yugoslavia.
City of Zagreb is cultural, scientific, economic, political and administrative center of the Republic of Croatia with seat of Parliament, President and Government of the Republic of Croatia. Population: 779 145 (data from 2001.)
Industries include: production of electric machines and devices, chemical, pharmaceutical, textile, food and drink processing, tobacco production and processing.
Zagreb is located at an elevation of approximately 122 m above sea level.
The University of Zagreb (1669).
Zagreb was chosen as the seat of the Croatian viceroys in 1621.
Zagreb's geographic position provides an excellent connection for traffic between Central Europe and the Adriatic Sea.
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