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Location: Murska Sobota (Europe)
 
Location: Murska Sobota (Slovenia)

About Murska Sobota...

Murska Sobota is situated in the central part of the Prekmurje flatland, along the Ledava River. Due to its abundance of water and easy access the town has always been very suitable for colonization.

Murska Sobota is the centre of the northernmost Slovenian municipality with the population of twenty thousand people, established in 1995, linking the town of Murska Sobota with its neighbouring villages

Source: Zavod za kulturo turizem in šport

Nature

Town Park is one of the best preserved castle parks in Slovenia, with an area of nine and a half hectares. In the park there are two-hundred-year-old oaks, beech trees, ash trees, linden trees, patches of grass and a small artificial lake.

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Fun & sports

Murska Sobota can boast a long and fruitful sports tradition. The first sports club Mura was established in 1924 which runs the Fazanerija football stadium.

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History & culture

The history of the town called Sobota by the local people is very interesting: this region was under the cover of several countries and only in 1919 was it joined to the central country of Slovenia.

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Other

Slovenians are the majority ethnic group in the town of Murska Sobota. In the late 19th Century there were strong Hungarian, Jewish and German ethinc communities in town...

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