Pleternica is known in its history as a market, educational and cultural center. Today, Pleternica is a city with 11,286 inhabitants that nurtures its rich cultural and historical heritage, which is best reflected in the days of "Lidas".Pleternica was first mentioned in 1270 under the name of St. Nicholas, and this saint is still the patron saint of this city. It is written that the school in Pleternica was founded in 1779, and the Voluntary Fire Brigade in 1892. At the beginning of the 20th century, the Singing Society, the Croatian Sokol and the Croatian Reading Room and Library Association were founded.Today, Pleternica is well-connected and economically stronger, turning primarily to the wood industry. Nature lovers can walk around the surrounding hills, glades and forests, opting for hunting or fishing or other attractions of rural tourism.
№354 in Cities of Croatia