The town of Oroslavje extends to 32 square kilometers and covers not only the settlement of Oroslavja but also the settlement Andraševac, Krušljevo village, Mokrice , Slatinu and Upper Oroslavje. It has about 6,500 inhabitants, and the status of the city has been since 1997. The name Oroslav is mentioned in the early 13th century, and the name itself is most often associated with the eagle that is still a trademark of the City today. The town of Oroslavje is located in the southern part of Krapina-Zagorje County. It is located on the south side of the municipality of Stubičke Toplice, but still borders the municipalities of Veliko Trgovišće and Jakovlje, on the south side of which is bordered by the County of Zagreb, on the northwest side of Zabok, on the east side of Bedekovčina Municipality and Donja Stubica.
Oroslav’s history is linked to two castles around which the entire economic, social, cultural and sport life has been going on for centuries. According to so far known data, oriental noblemen first brought to our country tennis, swordsmanship, riding, skiing and other sports. Oroslavje was often visited or even lived by and worked by renowned artists such as Franz Liszt, Vlaho Bukovac, Bela Čikoš – Sesia, Mirko Racki, August Šenoa, Ksaver Šandor Gjalski, Antun Gustav Matoš and others.