Goričan

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Goričan
Location of Goričan in Croatia
Coordinates: 46°23′N16°41′E / 46.383°N 16.683°E / 46.383; 16.683
Country Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia
County Flag of Medjimurje.png  Međimurje
Municipality Goričan
Government
  Municipal mayorMario Moharić (SDP)
Area
  Total21.50 km2 (8.30 sq mi)
Population
 (2011) [1]
  Total2,823
  Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
40324 Goričan
Area code(s) 040
Website www.gorican.hr

Goričan (Hungarian : Muracsány) is a municipality in Međimurje County, Croatia.

Goričan is the only village belonging to the municipality. Its population in the 2011 census was 2,823. [1] Of the entire population, 2,763 people identified themselves as Croats. [2]

Goričan is located in the eastern part of Međimurje County, near the Croatian-Hungarian border and the Mura. The nearby populated places include the villages of Donji Kraljevec (Hungarian : Murakirály) and Hodošan (Hungarian : Hodosány) in Međimurje County, as well as the town of Letenye in Hungary. The border checkpoint between Goričan and Letenye is located around 3 kilometres from the centre of the village. The border checkpoint is also the place where the Croatian A4 motorway becomes the Hungarian M7 motorway, or the other way around.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Goričan". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  2. "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Međimurje". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.

Coordinates: 46°23′N16°41′E / 46.383°N 16.683°E / 46.383; 16.683