Požega-Slavonia County

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Požega-Slavonia County
Požeško-slavonska županija
County
Flag of Požega-Slavonia County
Flag
Coat of arms of Požega-Slavonia County
Coat of arms
Požega-Slavonia County (light orange) within Croatia (light yellow)
Požega-Slavonia County (light orange)
within Croatia (light yellow)
County seat Požega
Government
 • Župan Marijan Aladrović (SDP)
Area[1]
 • Total 1,823 km2 (704 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 78,034
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Area code 034
ISO 3166 code HR-11
Website http://www.pszupanija.hr/

Požega-Slavonia County (Croatian: Požeško-slavonska županija) is a Croatian county in western Slavonia. Its capital is Požega. Population: 78,034 (2011 census).

Geography[edit]

The Požega-Slavonia county borders on the 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]

Historical populations of Požega-Slavonia County
Year Pop. ±%
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%
Year Pop. ±%
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%.[3]

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. ^ "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. ^ "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