Ludbreg is a town in Croatia, located halfway between
Koprivnica near the river Drava. It has 3,603 inhabitants, and a total
of 8,478 in the entire municipality (census 2011).
3 Notable people
5 External links
Chapel of the Holy Blood
Ludbreg has been a popular place of pilgrimage. In 1320
the city was mentioned for the first time as Castrum Ludbreg, when
owned by Hungarian noble Nicholas Ludbregi. The name of the town comes
probably from a crusader named Lobring, who founded the settlement.
The renovated Castle of Batthyány is home to a well-known restoration
Ludbreg is also a region of vineyard cultivation (especially
Riesling and Graševina).
The town became famous after the eucharistic miracle, that happened in
the castle chapel in 1411 and was investigated and confirmed by pope
Leo X in 1513.
In the late 19th and early 20th century,
Ludbreg was a district
capital in the
Varaždin County of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.
The following settlements comprise the Ludberg municipality:
Apatija, population 250
Bolfan, population 413
Čukovec, population 322
Globočec Ludbreški, population 491
Hrastovsko, population 760
Kućan Ludbreški, population 186
Ludbreg, population 3,603
Segovina, population 37
Selnik, population 844
Sigetec Ludbreški, population 667
Slokovec, population 257
Vinogradi Ludbreški, population 648
Rudolf Fizir (1891–1960), airplane constructor
Mladen Kerstner (1928–1991), writer
Tomislav Mužek (born 1976), opera singer
Vladimir Filipović (1906–1984), philosopher
Sara Kolak (born 1995), javelin thrower
^ "Welcome to the Center of the World". Touristic Board of
Croatian). Retrieved 2009-03-19.
^ a b c "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census:
Ludbreg". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb:
Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
^ Tourist Board of
Ludbreg Archived 2009-05-18 at the Wayback Machine.
^ Official Website of
Ludbreg Archived 2007-04-18 at the Wayback
^ Mladen Kerstner in the library of Ludberg Archived 2007-12-29 at the
^ Zenko, Franjo: Novija hrvatska filozofija, Zagreb, 1995.
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