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[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.

Population[edit]

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:

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
Year Pop. ±%
1857 165,503 —    
1869 173,038 +4.6%
1880 179,246 +3.6%
1890 198,934 +11.0%
1900 217,653 +9.4%
1910 239,354 +10.0%
1921 223,640 −6.6%
1931 237,748 +6.3%
Year Pop. ±%
1948 207,635 −12.7%
1953 216,781 +4.4%
1961 240,621 +11.0%
1971 270,660 +12.5%
1981 304,038 +12.3%
1991 323,130 +6.3%
2001 305,505 −5.5%
2011 296,195 −3.0%
Source: Naselja i stanovništvo Republike Hrvatske 1857–2001, Croatian Bureau of Statistics, Zagreb, 2005

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[edit]

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) 45. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. p. 56. ISSN 1334-0638. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  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: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Primorje-Gorski kotar". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Karlovac". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 

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