Vinodol, Croatia

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Vinodol Municipality
Vinodolska Općina
Vinodol is located in Croatia
Location of Vinodol in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°09′39.96″N 14°45′52.92″E / 45.1611000°N 14.7647000°E / 45.1611000; 14.7647000Coordinates: 45°09′39.96″N 14°45′52.92″E / 45.1611000°N 14.7647000°E / 45.1611000; 14.7647000
Country  Croatia
County Flag of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County.png Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
 • Mayor Marijan Karlić (HDZ)
 • City Council
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 3,577
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Area code 051

Vinodol (pronounced [ʋînɔdɔːl]; Croatian: Vinodolska općina) is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County in western Croatia. There are 3,530 inhabitants,[3] with 94% Croats.

The settlements are Bribir, Drivenik, Grižane-Belgrad, and Tribalj.

The Law codex of Vinodol, a medieval Croatian codex, was made in and named after this region. The Vinodol Hydroelectric Power Plant is located in the region. The Vinodol Channel is the part of the Adriatic Sea to the south of the region.

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Vinodol include:

  • Juraj Juričić (?–1578), Croatian-Slovenian Protestant preacher and translator

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