Šibenik-Knin County

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Šibenik-Knin County
Šibensko-kninska županija
County
Coat of arms of Šibenik-Knin County
Coat of arms
Šibenik-Knin County (light orange) within Croatia (light yellow)
Šibenik-Knin County (light orange)
within Croatia (light yellow)
County seat Šibenik
Government
 • Župan Goran Pauk (HDZ)
Area[1]
 • Total 2,984 km2 (1,152 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 109,375
 • Density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Area code 022
ISO 3166 code HR-15
Website http://www.sibensko-kninska-zupanija.hr/

Šibenik-Knin County (pronounced [ʃîbe̞niːk knîːn]; Croatian: Šibensko-kninska županija) is a county in southern Croatia, located in the north-central part of Dalmatia. The biggest city in the county is Šibenik, which also serves as county seat. Other notable towns in the county are Knin, Drniš and Skradin.

The county covers 2984 km2. It includes 242 islands and national parks Krka and Kornati.

Administrative division[edit]

Šibenik-Knin county is administratively subdivided into:

Islands:

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations of Lika-Senj County
Year Pop. ±%
1857 85,163 —    
1869 89,831 +5.5%
1880 92,854 +3.4%
1890 103,302 +11.3%
1900 118,310 +14.5%
1910 130,238 +10.1%
1921 134,215 +3.1%
1931 147,166 +9.6%
Year Pop. ±%
1948 148,360 +0.8%
1953 157,405 +6.1%
1961 164,757 +4.7%
1971 161,199 −2.2%
1981 152,128 −5.6%
1991 152,477 +0.2%
2001 112,891 −26.0%
2011 109,375 −3.1%
Source: Naselja i stanovništvo Republike Hrvatske 1857–2001, Croatian Bureau of Statistics, Zagreb, 2005

According to the 2011 census, Šibenik-Knin County has a population of 109,375.[2] Croats make up a majority with 87.39% of the population.[3]

In 1991, before the war, Croats were in majority, with a Serb minority of 34.2%.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ostroški, Ljiljana, ed. (December 2013). "Statistički ljetopis Republike Hrvatske 2013" [2013 Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia] (PDF). Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia (in Croatian and English) (Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics) 45: 56. ISSN 1334-0638. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: County of Šibenik-Knin". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Šibenik-Knin". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  4. ^ Creation of a Greater Serbia - Bukovica and Ravni Kotari

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Coordinates: 43°55′44″N 16°03′43″E / 43.929°N 16.062°E / 43.929; 16.062