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Information about CAKOVEC Welcome to Cakovec, the city of European spirit and kind people. The city that is also the centre of Medimurje, a Croatian region which offers exceptional scenery and cultural heritage, as well as numerous modern features and facilities.Crakovec is ideally located to provide access to both Slovenia and Hungary, both by road and by rail. It has developed as an important transportation, commercial and economic centre of the Northwest Croatia. There are 17.000 inhabitants.In the thirteenth century, Count Dimitrius Chaky, the Court Magistrate of King Bela IV, had a wooden defence tower built in the central part of Medimurje. This tower found its place in history under the name of Chaktornya (Chak's tower). The town is built around the tower, and its fortress, which was built in the Middle Ages, was named after this tower. There are some other institutions important for the cultural life of the City - the Public Library and the Cultural Centre that hosts motion picture, music and theatre happenings, as well as art exhibitions.In summer, different activities take place in the city squares such as the "Patron Saint's Day" traditionally celebrated on August the 2nd. Late in the winter, attention is drawn to the "Mardi Gras" festival that attracts masked individuals and groups from different parts of Croatia, as well as from the neighbouring countries.Traditionally, Cakovec is a town of gatherings, conferences and presentations. This city offers a great range of cafes, restaurants, pubs and night clubs. The local culinary specialties, high quality wines and entertainment facilities are widely known.There are also numerous sports facilities such as season football, handball training, and other sports teams, as well as for tennis or horse riding. Cakovec is surrounded by beautiful countryside, perfect for hunting and fishing. The water is clean, with abundance of fish.
 
Available Trades in CAKOVEC ADVERTISING - MARKETING - COMMUNICATION & GRAPHIC DESIGN
AGRICULTURE - LIVESTOCK - PISCICULTURE & FORESTRY SERVICES
ARCHITECTS - DESIGNERS - ENGINEERS & SURVEYORS
AUDIO-VIDEO - ELECTRONIC & HOUSEHOLD APLLIANCES
AVIATION & MARITIME SERVICES
BUSINESS SERVICES
CHEMICALS & PHARMACEUTICALS
CLOTHING - TEXTILES & ACCESSORIES
CONSTRUCTION & MATERIALS
EDUCATION & TRAINING
ELECTRONICS & ELECTROTHECHNICS
ENERGY - GAS - ELECTRICITY &WATER - SERVICES
FREIGHT TRANSPORT - STORAGE & PACKAGING
HEALTH & BEAUTY
HOUSE & GARDEN
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & TELECOMMUNICATIONS
JEWELLERS & WATCHMAKERS
MECHANIC - HYDRAULIC & PNEUMATIC INDUSTRY
MOTORING
MUSEUMS - ART GALLERIES & AUTION ROOMS
MUSIC - LITERARY - ARTISTIC & CULTURAL ACTIVITES
PETS & VETERINARIANS
PUBLISHING & PRINTING
SALES & SERVICES - MAIL ORDER & E-SHOPPING
SERVICES & AGENCIES
SOUND RECORDING - EVENT STAGING & PRODUCTION
TRADE & BUSINESS - IMPORT-EXPORT & WHOLESALER
 


CROATIA

General Information
Capital: Zagreb
Area: 56,542 km2
Population: 4,390,751
Electricity: 220V
IDD: +385
Timezone: +1 Hr (+2 Hrs MAR-OCT)

Language
Language: Croatian, Italian, Hungarian, Czech, Slovak, and German

Government
Government: Presidential/Parliamentary Democracy

Religion
Religion: Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Muslim and Protestant

Health
Health: Hepatitis A, FSME/RSSE and Typhoid fever

Currency
Currency: Croatian Kuna (HRK) 1.00 = 100 Lipa

Exchange Rate
Exchange Rate: HRK 10 = USD 1.41 = EUR 1.34 = GBP 0.88 = CHF 1.96

Business Hours
Business Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00-16:00

Traffic
Traffic: Traffic drives on the right. Minimum age 18 years.

Driving License
Driving License: National license

Climate
Climate: Mediterranean and continental; continental climate predominant with hot summers and cold winters; mild winters, dry summers along coast

Temperatures
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
A556810131515131186
P201615141414151516181921
S57711201772232211881811381026145

A = Av. Daily Temp. (°C)
P = Daily Precipitation (mm)
S = Sunshine (Hrs/Month)

Mobile Network
Mobile Network: GSM 900

GPS
GPS: 45 10 N, 15 30 E

Shopping Hours
Shopping Hours: Mon-Fri: 07.00-19.00 and Sat: 08.00-14.00


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