Primorje-Gorski Kotar County

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Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
Primorsko-goranska županija
County
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)
County seat Rijeka
Government
 • Župan Zlatko Komadina (SDP)
Area
 • Total 3,582 km2 (1,383 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • 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 and 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.[1]

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

Population[edit]

In to the 2011 census, of the total population of 296,195, Croats formed the absolute majority with 86.34%, followed by Serbs with 5.03%, Bosniaks with 1.65%, and Italians with 1.16%.[2]

Administrative division[edit]

The county is divided:

County government[edit]

Current Župan (prefect): Zlatko Komadina (SDP).

As of July 2013, the county assembly is composed of 45 representatives, organized as follows:[3]

Protected areas[edit]

References[edit]

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Coordinates: 45°27′14″N 14°35′38″E / 45.454°N 14.594°E / 45.454; 14.594