The town Ljutomer, which has more than 3000 inhabitants, lies on the flat part of the Prlekija region. It belongs to the statistical region of Pomurje, but it has historically always belonged to the Styrian area.
On the edge of Ljutomer there is a hilly wine-growing region of Slovenia, with a center in the tourist region of Jerusalem. The area is famous for its excellent white varieties of wines and with beautiful open views on all sides of the sky.
The town has its center right at the foot of the Kamenščak hill and then stretches into the flat part of Prlekija. Years ago, the central city square was newly renovated where various cultural and musical events are taking place. In recent years, the most popular event that is happening in Ljutomer center is famous Grossmann festival of fantastic wine and film.
On the outskirts of the Ljutomer, in the industrial zone, new trade and service centers have been built up in recent years, so the site does not lack the infrastructure. A regional road runs through the city, connecting the town with Radenci and Gornja Radgona to the north, Ormož to the south, Lendava towards the east and Ptuj to the southwest, making the place an important road hub. Most Ljutomer residents work in companies and institutions in Ljutomer with its surroundings, Prekmurje, and some in Austria and Maribor. More and more people are getting involved in tourisem services. The town has some very succesful companies: Krka, Murales, Cleangrad, Pomurje dairy and many others. Gimnazija Franca Miklošič, located in Ljutomer, is one of the most successful gymnasiums in Slovenia and attracts many students from the wider area.
Ljutomer is only a few kilometers away from renowned tourist destinations such as Radenci, already mentioned Jeruzalem, Banovci, Bioterme Mala Nedelja. It is the city of the first Slovene National gatthering movement which happened in 19 century on which the citizens are particularly proud. The first Slovene film was recorded in Ljutomer by the Dr. Karl Grossmann. The neighboring countries (Austria, Hungary and Croatia) are all about a 30-minute drive by car.
The place is peaceful, pleasant, clean and people are traditionally known for their kindness and generosity.