Vinodol, Croatia

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Vinodol
Municipality
Vinodol Municipality
Vinodolska općina
Vinodol is located in Croatia
Vinodol
Vinodol
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
CountyFlag of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County.png Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
Government
 • MayorMarijan Karlić (HDZ)
 • City Council
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total3,577
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code051
Website80.241.215.212/~vinodol/

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Izborni rezultati u Vinodolskoj općini" (in Croatian). Retrieved 7 Jun 2017.
  2. ^ "Popis stanovništva 2011" (in Croatian). Retrieved 7 Jun 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.dzs.hr/hrv/censuses/census2001/Popis/H01_01_03/h01_01_03_zup08-4880.html