750 years since foundation of Prelog

750 years since foundation of Prelog
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StampNews.com is glad to inform that Croatia Post will release a special commemorative stamp in honor of the 750 years of the town of Prelog. The issue depicts the old town, just after its creation. The issue is to be released and put into circulation on the 23d of September.

The town of Prelog is a modern centre of the Lower Međimurje region and according to its functions and the number of inhabitants it is along with Čakovec, the most important town of Međimurje. Situated at the left bank of the river Drau, it consists of eight town quarters and was proclaimed a town in 1997. According to the so far known historical sources Prelog was first mentioned in 1264 in the document stating that count Lankret had to cede land for the settlement of immigrants – hosts.

Today, Prelog is a distinguished administrative and economic centre of Međimurje region with a number of also abroad well-known companies while in the world of sports it is known by its speedway. According to the population census conducted in 2011 the town of Prelog had 7815 inhabitants.

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