Virovitica-Podravina County

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Virovitica-Podravina County

Virovitičko-podravska županija
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Coat of arms of Virovitica-Podravina County
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Virovitica-Podravina County within Croatia
Virovitica-Podravina County within Croatia
CountryCroatia
County seatVirovitica
Government
 • ŽupanIgor Andrović (HDZ)
Area
 • Total2,024 km2 (781 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[2]
 • Total84,836
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Area code033
ISO 3166 codeHR-10
HDI (2017)0.773[3]
high · 21th
Websitehttp://www.vpz.hr/

Virovitica-Podravina County (pronounced [ʋiroʋǐtit͡sa-pǒdraʋina]; Croatian: Virovitičko-podravska županija [ʋiroʋǐtit͡ʃko-pǒdraʋskaː ʒupǎnija]; Hungarian: Verőce-Drávamente megye) is a northern Slavonian county in Croatia. Its county seat is in Virovitica and it includes the area around the Drava river, hence the name Podravina. Other notable towns are Slatina and Orahovica.

Administrative division[edit]

Virovitica-Podravina County holds the following towns and districts:

Towns[edit]

City / town Population[2] Area km2 Website
Orahovica 5,304 123.9 orahovica.hr
Slatina 13,686 slatina.hr
Virovitica 21,291 virovitica.hr

Municipalities[edit]

Municipality Population[2] Area km2 Website
Crnac 1,456
Čačinci 2,802 cacinci.hr
Čađavica 2,009 slatina.hr
Gradina 3,850 gradina.hr
Lukač 3,634
Mikleuš 1,464
Nova Bukovica 1,771
Pitomača 10,059 pitomaca.hr
Sopje 2,320 sopje.hr
Suhopolje 6,683 suhopolje.hr
Špišić Bukovica 4,221
Voćin 2,382
Zdenci 1,904 opcina-zdenci.hr

Demographics[edit]

Historical populations of Virovitica-Podravina County
YearPop.±%
1857 57,107—    
1869 68,513+20.0%
1880 69,225+1.0%
1890 82,419+19.1%
1900 90,266+9.5%
1910 101,818+12.8%
1921 102,824+1.0%
1931 125,049+21.6%
YearPop.±%
1948 125,372+0.3%
1953 131,517+4.9%
1961 127,512−3.0%
1971 116,314−8.8%
1981 107,339−7.7%
1991 104,625−2.5%
2001 93,389−10.7%
2011 84,836−9.2%
Source: Naselja i stanovništvo Republike Hrvatske 1857–2001, Croatian Bureau of Statistics, Zagreb, 2005

As of the 2011 census, the county had 84,836 residents. The population density is 42 people per km².

Ethnic Croats form the majority with 91.8% 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. ^ a b c "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: County of Virovitica-Podravina". 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. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Virovitica-Podravina". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.

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Coordinates: 45°52′23″N 17°30′18″E / 45.873°N 17.505°E / 45.873; 17.505