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Primorje-Gorski Kotar County

Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
Primorsko-goranska županija
County
Flag of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
Flag
Coat of arms of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
Coat of arms
Primorje-Gorski Kotar County (light orange) within Croatia (light yellow)
Primorje-Gorski Kotar County (light orange)
within Croatia (light yellow)
Country Croatia
County seat Rijeka
Government
 • Župan Zlatko Komadina (SDP)
Area[1]
 • Total 3,588 km2 (1,385 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 296,195
 • Density 83/km2 (210/sq mi)
Area code 051
ISO 3166 code HR-08
Website http://www.pgz.hr/

Primorje-Gorski Kotar County (Croatian: Primorsko-goranska županija) is a county in western Croatia that includes the Bay of Kvarner, the surrounding Northern Croatian Littoral, and the mountainous region of Gorski kotar. Its center is Rijeka. The county's population was 296,195 in the 2011 census.[2]

The county includes the islands of Krk, Cres, Lošinj and Rab.

Contents

  • Population 1
  • Administrative division 2
  • Demographics 3
  • Protected areas 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Population

In to the 2013 census, of the total population of 296,195, Croats formed the absolute majority with 95.95% and the others with 4.05%.[3]

Administrative division

The county is divided:

Demographics

According to the 2011 census, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County has a population of 296,195.[2] Ethnic Croats make up the majority with 86.3% of the population, followed by Serbs at 5.0%.[4]

Protected areas

References

  1. ^ Ostroški, Ljiljana, ed. (December 2013). ]2013 Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia [Statistički ljetopis Republike Hrvatske 2013 (PDF). Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia (in Croatian and English) 45. Zagreb:  
  2. ^ a b c "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: County of Primorje-Gorski kotar". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb:  
  3. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Primorje-Gorski kotar". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb:  
  4. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Karlovac". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb:  

External links

  • Official website (Croatian)

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