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Grad Samobor
City of Samobor
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Top: Church of Saint Anastasia; Center left: Samobor Fountain; Center right: Main Square; Bottom left: Gradna; Bottom right: Samobor mustard sign
Samobor is located in Croatia
Location in Croatia
Country  Croatia
County Zagreb County.png Zagreb
Free royal city 1242
Settlements 77 settlements
 • Type Mayor-council
 • City 250.73 km2 (96.81 sq mi)
Highest elevation
860 m (2,820 ft)
Lowest elevation
127 m (417 ft)
 • City 37,633
 • Density 150.094/km2 (388.741/sq mi)
 • Urban
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
HR-10 430
Area code +385 1
Vehicle registration ZG
Patron saints St. Anne

Samobor is a city in Zagreb county, Croatia, population 36,206 (2001). It is west of Zagreb, between the eastern slopes of Samoborsko gorje (Samobor hills, the eastern part of the Žumberak Mountains), in the Sava river valley. It is part of the Zagreb metropolitan area.

Samobor has been there since 1242, according to a document of endowment by King Bela IV. It is one of the earliest tourist resorts in the region, with the first tourist facilities dating back to 1810, oriented towards anglers, hunters and hikers.

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