Maribor, Slovenia Information And Events

Maribor Slovenia Information And Events
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Location: Slovenia
Official Website: http://www.maribor.si/
Coordinates: 46.55° N, 15.65° E

Maribor Fun Facts

The most listened radio stations transmitting from Maribor are the commercial radio stations Radio City and Radio Center (Slovenia).

Maribor (pronounced [ˈmaːɾibɔɾ]  ( listen ); German: Marburg an der Drau ) is the second-largest city in Slovenia with about 114,487 inhabitants in 2013.

The Jewish community of Maribor was numerically at its apex around 1410.

Sample list of famous people who were born in Maribor:

  • Zoran Predin ( Musician, Songwriter, Record producer and Singer )
  • Ivo Vajgl ( Politician )
  • Zmago Jelinčič Plemeniti ( Politician )
  • Jože Snoj ( Writer and Novelist )
  • Drago Jančar ( Writer, Novelist, Playwright and Screenwriter )
  • Danilo Türk ( Politician, Diplomat and Lawyer )
  • Zlatko Zahovič
  • Fredi Bobic ( Football player )
  • Aleksander Knavs
  • Gorazd Zajc
  • Ivo Daneu
  • Jan Muršak ( Ice hockey player and Athlete )
  • Sani Bečirovič
  • Tony Kurbos
  • Eleonore Schoenfeld ( Teacher )
  • Rok Štraus
  • Rene Mihelič ( Football player )
  • Jure Golčer
  • Aleš Čeh
  • Janez Menart ( Poet, Translator and Dramaturge )
  • Rok Stipčević
  • Blaž Medvešek ( Swimmer )
  • Metka Sparavec
  • Tanja Godina
  • Matjaž Kozelj
  • Marko Simeunovič
  • Saša Gajser
  • Ermin Rakovič
  • Mitja Dragsic ( Alpine skier )
  • Matjaž Kek
  • Aleš Križan ( Football player )
  • Rene Maurin ( Film Director and Theatre Director )
  • Rene Krhin ( Soccer Player )
  • Georg Mohr
  • Filip Flisar ( Freestyle skier and Athlete )
  • Walter Pfrimer
  • Katja Koren
  • Ladislaus von Rabcewicz
  • Max Schönherr
  • Wilhelm von Tegetthoff
  • Jože Pogačnik
  • Armin Bačinović ( Soccer Player )
  • Dragan Jelić
  • Damir Pekič
  • Vid Belec ( Soccer Player )
  • Marko Ranilovič
  • Rok Roj
  • Rok Kronaveter
  • Elvedin Džinić ( Soccer Player )
  • Marko Pridigar

Maribor is located in Slovenia.

The following year Maribor was the European Youth Capital.

Maribor's official website is http://www.maribor.si/

The city council then held a secret meeting, where it was decided to do whatever possible to regain Maribor for German Austria.

Jewish people living in Maribor were first mentioned in 1277.

Maribor was first mentioned as a market near the castle in 1204, and received town privileges in 1254.[citation needed ] The maribor began to grow rapidly after the victory of Rudolf I of the Habsburg dynasty over King Otakar II of Bohemia in 1278.[citation needed ] Maribor withstood sieges by Matthias Corvinus in 1480/1481 and by the Ottoman Empire in 1532 and 1683.[citation needed ].

Maribor (pronounced [ˈmaːɾibɔɾ]  ( listen ); German: Marburg an der Drau ) is the second-largest city in Slovenia with about 114,487 inhabitants in 2013. Maribor is also the largest city of the traditional region of Lower Styria and the seat of the City Municipality of Maribor. In 2000, Maribor was given the Alpine Town of the Year award. Association football club NK Maribor is based in the city.

After the collapse of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire in 1918, Maribor was claimed by both the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs and German Austria.

The maribor was designed by architect Boris Podrecca and is expected to be completed in 2013.[needs update ].

By the end of the war Maribor was the most war-damaged major town of Yugoslavia.

Maribor's geo-coordinates are 46.55° N, 15.65° E.

List of airports near Maribor:

  • Maribor Edvard Rusjan Airport

The Jews of Maribor were deported to concentration camps from late spring 1941 onward.

Sample list of famous events happened in Maribor:

  • Siege of Marburg

Sample list of tourist attractions in Maribor:

  • Maribor Synagogue
  • Maribor Castle

Maribor is about 41.00 square kilometers.

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