KERESTINEC is a village (naselje ) west of
* 1 History * 2 Today * 3 References * 4 External links
The name of Kerestinec comes from Hungarian word kereszt which stands for "cross".
According to historical sources, there was a wooden chapel of Holy Cross near the Erdödy castle. Since the Erdödys were a Croatian-Hungarian noble family, a lot of Hungarian words were used in that time, and this is why Kerestinec bears such a name.
On 6 February 1573, during the Croatian and Slovenian peasant revolt
, government forces led by podban (deputy viceroy) of
In terms of economy, Kerestinec is also the seat of several companies and numerous private enterprises.
Kerestinec is also the cultural center of Sveta Nedelja. The leader of cultural development is the local Cultural society Kerestinec . Other groups are the Sport-fishing club "Som", "TOP" Kerestinec Football club, Volunteer Fire Department Kerestinec and several other unions.
* ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census:
Kerestinec". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011.
Croatian Bureau of Statistics