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 (Croatian: Šibensko-kninska županija) is a county in Croatia, located in north-central Dalmatia. Its center is Šibenik; other notable towns are Knin, Drniš and Skradin.

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

Population[edit]

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]

Administrative division[edit]

Šibenik-Knin county is divided in:

Islands:

County government[edit]

Current leadership:

  • Župan (prefect): Goran Pauk (HDZ)
  • Deputy župan: Željko Šimunac (HDZ)
  • Deputy župan: Ante Tanfara (HSP)

The county assembly is composed of 41 representatives, presided by Josip Odak (HDZ) and composed as follows:

Based on election results in 2005.

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