Primorje-Gorski Kotar County

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Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
Primorsko-goranska županija
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
 • Župan Zlatko Komadina (SDP)
 • 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

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.[2]

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


In to the 2013 census, of the total population of 296,195, Croats formed the absolute majority with 78.61% and Italians with 21.39%.[3]

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:[4]

Protected areas[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 Primorje-Gorski kotar". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  3. ^ Template:Croatian Census 2013
  4. ^ "Skupština" (in Croatian). Primorje-Gorski Kotar County. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 

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