The city of Varaždin is located in the northwestern part of Croatia and is located on the right bank of the Drava river.
The city of Varaždin is located in the northwestern part of Croatia and is located on the right bank of the Drava river. The height of the city above sea level varies between 169 and 173 meters. The average annual temperature is 10 ° C. The city stretches not far from the river Drava in a fertile alluvial plain that descends towards the southwest-northeast towards the river. In the south, the plains are gradually replaced by the Haloze and Varaždinsko-toplička gora mountains. Due to its geographical location, it borders on the regions of Steiermark, Međimurje, Zagorje and Upper Podravina.
Varaždin has around 50,000 inhabitants and is the cultural, educational, economic, sporting and tourist center of northwest Croatia. The city received the “Zeleni cvijet” (Green Flower) award eleven times as the most well-kept city in continental Croatia.