Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.ZLatar Bistrica is situated in the very heart of the Krapina-Zagorje county (Krapinsko-zagorska upanija) on the crossroads of two important roads for the microregion. ONe connecting northern parts of the county with Zagreb and the other connecting Vara din and western part of the county. WHat is today Zlatar Bistrica, until 1912 was actually just couple of small villages - Gornji Brestovec, Donji Brestovec and Gran ari. AS the railroads connected Zagreb and Vara din, a rail station was built between Zlatar and Marija Bistrica and it was named Zlatar Bistrica. TOday''s Zlatar Bistrica grew in the rail station''s surroundings.