Zagreb County (former)

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Zagreb County
Zagrebačka županija
County of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia
1840–1920

Coat of arms of Zagreb County

Coat of arms

Location of Zagreb County
Location of the County (yellow) within the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia (green)
Capital Zagreb
45°49′N 15°59′E / 45.817°N 15.983°E / 45.817; 15.983Coordinates: 45°49′N 15°59′E / 45.817°N 15.983°E / 45.817; 15.983
History
 -  Established 1840
 -  Treaty of Trianon 4 June 1920
Area
 -  1910 7,210 km2 (2,784 sq mi)
Population
 -  1910 594,052 
Density 82.4 /km2  (213.4 /sq mi)
Today part of  Croatia
Old map of Zagreb County

Zagreb County (Croatian: Zagrebačka županija; Hungarian: Zágráb vármegye) was a historic administrative subdivision (županija) of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia. Croatia-Slavonia was an autonomous kingdom within the Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen (Transleithania), the Hungarian part of the dual Austro-Hungarian Empire. Its territory is now in northern Croatia. The capital of the county was Zagreb.

Geography[edit]

Zagreb County shared borders with the Austrian lands Styria, Carniola and Bosnia-Herzegovina and the counties of Varaždin County, Bjelovar-Križevci, Požega and Modruš-Rijeka (all in Croatia-Slavonia). The river Sava flows through the county. Its area was 7210 km² around 1910.

History[edit]

The territory of the Zagreb County was part of the Kingdom of Croatia when it entered a personal union with the Kingdom of Hungary in 1102, and with it became part of the Habsburg Monarchy in 1526. Zagreb County was re-established after it was liberated from Ottoman occupation in the early 18th century.[citation needed] In 1918 (confirmed by the Treaty of Trianon 1920), the county became part of the newly formed Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (Yugoslavia). Since 1991, when Croatia became independent from Yugoslavia, the county is part of the Republic of Croatia.

Demographics[edit]

In 1900, the county had a population of 541,242 people and was composed of the following linguistic communities:[1]

Total:

According to the census of 1900, the county was composed of the following religious communities:[2]

Total:

In 1910, the county had a population of 594,052 people and was composed of the following linguistic communities:[3]

Total:

According to the census of 1910, the county was composed of the following religious communities:[4]

Total:

Subdivisions[edit]

In the early 20th century, the subdivisions of Zagreb county were:

Districts
District Capital
Dugoszolo hr: Dugo Selo
Dvor Dvor
Glina Glina
Jasztrebarszka hr: Jastrebarsko
Károlyváros hr: Karlovac
Kostajnica Kostajnica
Nagygorica hr: Velika Gorica
Petrinya hr: Petrinja
Pisarovina Pisarovina
Szamobor hr: Samobor
Stubica Donja Stubica
Szentivánzelina hr: Sveti Ivan Zelina
Sziszek hr: Sisak
Topuszka hr: Topusko
Zágráb hr: Zagreb
Urban counties
Zagreb
Urban districts
Karlovac
Petrinja
Sisak

References[edit]

  1. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 2012-12-06. 
  2. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 2012-12-06. 
  3. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 2012-12-06. 
  4. ^ "KlimoTheca :: Könyvtár". Kt.lib.pte.hu. Retrieved 2012-12-06.