Trnjanska Savica

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Trnjanska Savica
Savica
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Trnjanska Savica
Location of Savica in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°49′N15°59′E / 45.817°N 15.983°E / 45.817; 15.983 Coordinates: 45°49′N15°59′E / 45.817°N 15.983°E / 45.817; 15.983
Country Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia
County Flag of Zagreb.svg City of Zagreb
City district Trnje
Founded1999
Area
  Total0.768 km2 (0.297 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
  Total8,449
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
HR-10 000
Area code +385 1
Vehicle registration ZG

Trnjanska Savica or just Savica is a neighbourhood of Zagreb, Croatia, located on the left (northern) bank of Sava river, west of Folnegovićevo naselje  [ hr ] and east of Staro Trnje, in the city district of Trnje. The neighbourhood covers an area of 76.8 hectares (190 acres) and, according to the 2011 census, has a population of 8,449 people. [1] [2]

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Savica was built according to the socialist model of a functional neighbourhood, which is planned to fulfill all day-to-day needs of its inhabitants. Construction of high-rise apartment buildings in Savica is still ongoing, mostly in the southeastern part of the neighbourhood.

The neighbourhood is served by the Jure Kaštelan Elementary School, Savica Farmer's Market, Savica Library and State Geodetic Directorate of Croatia  [ hr ], and belongs to the Parish of blessed Aloysius Stepinac.

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References

  1. "10. Mjesni odbor Trnjanska Savica". Zagreb.hr (in Croatian). City of Zagreb. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  2. "Stanovništvo Grada Zagreba po mjesnim odborima, Popis 2011" (PDF). Zgizbori.hr (in Croatian). Retrieved 25 May 2017.