Primorje-Gorski Kotar County

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Primorje-Gorski Kotar County

Primorsko-goranska županija
Flag of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
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Coat of arms of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
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Primorje-Gorski Kotar County within Croatia
Primorje-Gorski Kotar County within Croatia
CountryCroatia
County seatRijeka
Government
 • ŽupanZlatko Komadina (SDP)
 • County Council
Area
 • Total3,588 km2 (1,385 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total345,465
 • Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Area code051
ISO 3166 codeHR-08
HDI (2017)0.857[3]
very high · 2nd
Websitewww.pgz.hr

Primorje-Gorski Kotar County (Croatian: Primorsko-goranska županija, pronounced [prǐːmorsko-ɡǒranskaː ʒupǎnija]) is a county in western Croatia that includes the Bay of Kvarner, the surrounding Northern Croatian Littoral, and the mountainous region of Gorski kotar. Its center is Rijeka. The county's population was 315,000 in the 2018 census.[citation needed]

The county includes the islands of Krk, Cres, Lošinj and Rab.

Administrative division[edit]

Rijeka Bay with the Adriatic Sea and Gorski Kotar mountains.

The county is divided:

Demographics[edit]

Population pyramid of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County per 2011 Census.
Historical populations of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
YearPop.±%
1857 165,503—    
1869 173,038+4.6%
1880 179,246+3.6%
1890 198,934+11.0%
1900 217,653+9.4%
1910 239,354+10.0%
1921 223,640−6.6%
1931 237,748+6.3%
YearPop.±%
1948 207,635−12.7%
1953 216,781+4.4%
1961 240,621+11.0%
1971 270,660+12.5%
1981 304,038+12.3%
1991 323,130+6.3%
2001 305,505−5.5%
2011 296,195−3.0%
Source: Naselja i stanovništvo Republike Hrvatske 1857–2001, Croatian Bureau of Statistics, Zagreb, 2005

According to the 2011 census, Primorje-Gorski Kotar County has a population of 296,195.[2] Ethnic Croats make up the majority with 86.3% of the population, followed by Serbs at 5.0%.[4]

Protected areas[edit]

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 "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: County of Primorje-Gorski kotar". 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 Karlovac". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.

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Coordinates: 45°27′14″N 14°35′38″E / 45.454°N 14.594°E / 45.454; 14.594