City Čakovec is headquarters , the northernmost in Croatia Međimurje, and its principal administrative, economic and cultural center.
History of Čakovec begins in the first century AD called Aquama. It is a Roman resting between the Rivers, in the end what the Romans was called Insula Muro-Dravana. In 13th Count century Dimitrus Csaky, senior courtier of King Bela IV., built on the place of the wooden tower, is likely to originate from there original name Cakovec - Csakathurn or Csaky tower. In 14th century to build this place and build a fortress with the palace its many masters.
Pronounced economic and cultural rise Cakovec begins 1546th when he came into possession of the family Zrinski. Holder works 1547th became Nikola Subic Zrinski Sigetski when this castrum became notable for the architectural splendor, and famed for European cultural spirit. The glow continued and his descendants.
George IV. Zrinski awarded the 29th svibnja 1579th privileges to residents of suburbs Čakovecka forts creating a basis for the development of a free market Cakovec. That date is now celebrated as the Day of Čakovec.
No wonder, therefore, that in the minds of libertarian Croatian city Čakovec always been - the city Zrinskis.
Breakdown of conspiracy Zrinsko-and execution Zrinskog and Fran Krsto Frankopan in Wiener Neustadt 1671st, dies materially and spiritually wonderful Čakovečki court and city life Cakovec becoming louder.
Economic development Cakovec flourished in the mid 19th century, partly because of the general development of the capitalist economy in Europe, and also due to the fact that Čakovec 1860th got the railroad, first in Croatia. Of great importance is the proclamation of a free royal town Čakovec 1848th year because thus equated with the rights of the other, Hungarian cities.
From modest medieval fortifications Oppidum niklog addition, Cakovec, following the dynamic era of industrialization in the mid 19th century - now grown up into a modern European city, a city on a human scale.
Superior communication, modern infrastructure, beautiful horticulture, commercial propulsion, dynamic cultural and sports facilities, are all reasons for a comfortable life twenty thousand inhabitants. Tourists along the historic core offers a great gastronomic offer, sports and tourist activities, night entertainment and attractive events throughout the year.
It is recognized that with so many sides Čakovec 2008th, 2009. and 2010. adorns the national award for the cleanest city in continental Croatian.
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