Požega-Slavonia County

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Požega-Slavonia County

Požeško-slavonska županija
Flag of Požega-Slavonia County
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Coat of arms of Požega-Slavonia County
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Požega-Slavonia County within Croatia
Požega-Slavonia County within Croatia
CountryCroatia
County seatPožega
Government
 • ŽupanAlojz Tomašević (HDZ)
Area
 • Total1,823 km2 (704 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total78,034
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Area code034
ISO 3166 codeHR-11
HDI (2017)0.780[3]
high · 20th
Websitewww.pszupanija.hr

Požega-Slavonia County (Croatian: Požeško-slavonska županija [pôʒeʃko-slǎʋoːnskaː ʒupǎnija]) is a Croatian county in western Slavonia. Its capital is Požega. Its population was 78,034 as of the 2011 census.

Alongside the City of Zagreb and Bjelovar-Bilogora County, it is one of three Croatian counties that do not border another nation.

Geography[edit]

Požega-Slavonia county borders on Bjelovar-Bilogora County in the northwest, Virovitica-Podravina County in the north, Osijek-Baranja County in the northeast, Brod-Posavina County in the south, and Sisak-Moslavina County in the southwest.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Požega-Slavonija County is divided into:

Demographics[edit]

Population pyramid of Požega-Slavonia County per 2011 Census.
Historical populations of Požega-Slavonia County
YearPop.±%
1857 47,877—    
1869 53,532+11.8%
1880 54,183+1.2%
1890 68,101+25.7%
1900 79,141+16.2%
1910 91,272+15.3%
1921 91,076−0.2%
1931 99,657+9.4%
YearPop.±%
1948 89,646−10.0%
1953 94,761+5.7%
1961 99,340+4.8%
1971 101,745+2.4%
1981 99,096−2.6%
1991 99,334+0.2%
2001 85,831−13.6%
2011 78,034−9.1%
Source: Naselja i stanovništvo Republike Hrvatske 1857–2001, Croatian Bureau of Statistics, Zagreb, 2005

As of the 2011 census, the county had 78,034 residents. The population density is 43 people per km².

Ethnic Croats form the majority with 90.4% of the population, followed by Serbs at 6.0%.[4]

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: County of Požega-Slavonia". 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. ^ "Stanovništvo prema narodnosti po gradovima/općinama, Popis 2011". Croatian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 4 December 2014.

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Coordinates: 45°18′40″N 17°44′24″E / 45.311°N 17.740°E / 45.311; 17.740