URL address: http://www.zagrebacka-zupanija.hr/
Central region of Croatia
Zagrebačka 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 9towns and 25municipalities. Its traffic position together with economic potential and human resources has brought Zagrebačka County among the most propulsive and fastest growing counties in Croatia in the last five years.
The county encircles Zagreb, 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
Zagrebačka 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 Zagrebačka County.
Dynamic business environment
With doubled realised profit, almost 70% increase in newly created value in the last five years, the County is the place of dream come true for realisation of business dreams of several thousand entrepreneurs, with flexible fast growing small and medium sized enterprises represented in the highest percentage.
The vision of development supported in the County area with measures, incentives and new investments results in continuous growth according to all indicators of successfulness: from 100% growth of realised profit, 70% growth of value added, over 50% export growth and 65% income growth to 40% growth of the number of companies within the TOP 400 in Croatia.
Because of such overall atmosphere there are in Zagrebačka County at this moment around ten active enterprise zones, carefully planned, which have free areas for new enterprises and production programmes.
ZAGREBAČKA COUNTY IS NO. 1 IN CROATIA IN FOLLOWING INDICATORS:
• 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 Zagrebačka 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)
A place for joie de vivre
Harmony of the development of the urban part of the county with the preservation of agricultural tradition improved with modern technologies and processes make Zagrebačka County a desirable place for life, full of potentials and business possibilities.
Wine roads with the supply worthy of biggest wine growing regions, two golf courses, the second largest ornithological reserve in Europe, with castles more than half a millennium old, thermal springs and spas, recreational centres, fish ponds with abundance of fish, hunting-grounds, mountaineering and excursion paradise. Just the place for joie de vivre.