Brod-Posavina County

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Brod-Posavina County
Brodsko-posavska županija
County
Flag of Brod-Posavina County
Flag
Coat of arms of Brod-Posavina County
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Brod-Posavina County within Croatia
Brod-Posavina County within Croatia
Country Croatia
County seat Slavonski Brod
Government
 • Župan Danijel Marušić (HDZ)
Area[1]
 • Total 2,030 km2 (780 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 158,575
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Area code 035
ISO 3166 code HR-12
Website www.bpz.hr

Brod-Posavina County (Croatian: Brodsko-posavska županija) is the southern Slavonian county in Croatia. Its center is the city of Slavonski Brod and it spreads along the left bank of the Sava river, hence the name Posavina. Other notable towns include Nova Gradiška.

Geography[edit]

The Brod-Posavina County borders on the Sisak-Moslavina County in the west, Požega-Slavonia County in the north, Osijek-Baranja County in the northeast, and Vukovar-Srijem County in the east.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Brod-Posavina County is divided into:

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations of Brod-Posavina County
Year Pop. ±%
1857 74,136 —    
1869 79,273 +6.9%
1880 77,739 −1.9%
1890 90,751 +16.7%
1900 99,979 +10.2%
1910 116,295 +16.3%
1921 112,693 −3.1%
1931 128,790 +14.3%
Year Pop. ±%
1948 134,436 +4.4%
1953 142,614 +6.1%
1961 154,309 +8.2%
1971 164,065 +6.3%
1981 167,667 +2.2%
1991 174,998 +4.4%
2001 176,765 +1.0%
2011 158,575 −10.3%
Source: Naselja i stanovništvo Republike Hrvatske 1857–2001, Croatian Bureau of Statistics, Zagreb, 2005

As of the 2011 census, the county had 158,575 residents. The population density is 78 people per km2.

Ethnic Croats form the majority with 95.0% of the population, followed by Serbs at 2.6%.[3]

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. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 

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Coordinates: 45°09′27″N 18°01′13″E / 45.15750°N 18.02028°E / 45.15750; 18.02028