The city in the heart of Podravina has the title of a smart city and this year Koprivnica won the ECO City title for Best Solutions in Waste Management and Environmental Protection, and is the economic leader in the region. It is a city custom made for every citizen. Because of the efforts to improve the quality of life, Koprivnica has received platinum ISO certification, which has only seven cities in Europe. It is also among the five Croatian cities in which the city life is very good. The city with 30,000 inhabitants is growing steadily, and what is interesting that young family are continuous ariving. Quiet and pleasant city which investing in kindergartens and schools, has smart streets and smart trash cans, has smart waste recycling, "saving houses" with minimal utilities, free city electric transport, free electric and manual city bikes, city without the city tax, cheapest water in Croatia, are just some of the advantages of this city.
On the first day of November Koprivnica celebrates its 663rd birthday which is enriched with excellent program. City Council of the City of Koprivnica at the 3rd city council session held on 29 July 1993 adopted the Decision on the Promulgation of November 4 as a Day of Koprivnica. On .that date, in 1356, King Ludovik I. Anžuvinac declared the Koprivnica as a free royal town.
The celebration of its 663th birthday will be marked by concert of Petar Grašo and the Lado Ensemble, as well as a traditional City Council ceremonial session where our fellow citizens will be presented with public recognitions and awards.
Spend a celebration weekend in Koprivnica with lots of good celebratory atmosphere!