Šibenik-Knin County

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Šibenik-Knin County

Šibensko-kninska županija
Flag of Šibenik-Knin County
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Coat of arms of Šibenik-Knin County
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Šibenik-Knin County within Croatia
Šibenik-Knin County within Croatia
Country Croatia
County seatŠibenik
Government
 • ŽupanGoran Pauk (HDZ)
 • County Assembly
Area
 • Total2,984 km2 (1,152 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[2]
 • Total109,375
 • Density37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Area code022
ISO 3166 codeHR-15
HDI (2017)0.807[3]
very high · 11th
Websitewww.sibensko-kninska-zupanija.hr

Šibenik-Knin County (pronounced [ʃîbeniːk-knîːn]; Croatian Šibensko-kninska županija [ʃîbensko-knîːnskaː ʒupǎnija]) 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 Šibenik-Knin County
YearPop.±%
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%
YearPop.±%
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.[4]

In 1991, before the war, Croats were in majority, with a Serb minority of 34.2%.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ostroški, Ljiljana, ed. (December 2015). Statistički ljetopis Republike Hrvatske 2015 [Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia 2015] (PDF). Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia (in Croatian and English). 47. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. p. 62. ISSN 1333-3305. Retrieved 27 December 2015.
  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. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ 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