Šibenik-Knin County (pronounced [ʃîbeniːk-knîːn]; Croatian: Šibensko-kninska županija [ʃîbensko-knîːnskaː ʒupǎnija]) is a county in southern Croatia, located in the north-central part of Dalmatia. The biggest city in the county is Šibenik, which also serves as county seat. Other notable towns in the county are Knin, Vodice, Drniš and Skradin.
|• Župan||Marko Jelić (Ind.)|
|• County Assembly|
|• Total||2,984 km2 (1,152 sq mi)|
|• Density||33/km2 (85/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||HR-15|
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The county covers 2984 km2. It includes 242 islands and national parks, Krka and Kornati.
Šibenik-Knin county is administratively subdivided into:
- City of Šibenik (county seat)
- City of Knin
- Town of Drniš
- Town of Skradin
- Town of Vodice
- Municipality of Biskupija
- Municipality of Civljane
- Municipality of Ervenik
- Municipality of Kijevo
- Municipality of Kistanje
- Municipality of Murter-Kornati — Murter, the capital of the municipality
- Municipality of Pirovac
- Municipality of Primošten
- Municipality of Promina — Oklaj, the capital of the municipality
- Municipality of Rogoznica
- Municipality of Ružić — Gradac, the capital of the municipality
- Municipality of Tisno
- Municipality of Unešić
- Municipality of Bilice
- Municipality of Tribunj — founded in 2006, separated from Vodice
As of 2021[update], the Župan is Marko Jelić (Ind.), and the county assembly's 37 representatives are affiliated as follows:
|Political party||Seats won||Government|
|Croatian Democratic Union||
14 / 37
|Independent List Stipe Petrina||
7 / 37
|List of a group of voters Marko Jelić||
6 / 37
|Social Democratic Party of Croatia||
3 / 37
2 / 37
|Independent Democratic Serb Party||
2 / 37
2 / 37
1 / 37
|Source: Naselja i stanovništvo Republike Hrvatske 1857–2001, Croatian Bureau of Statistics, Zagreb, 2005|
According to the 2011 census, Šibenik-Knin County has a population of 109,375. Croats make up a majority with 87.39% of the population. The Serbs are the second largest ethnic group (10,53%).
In 1991, before the war, Croats were in majority, with a Serb minority of 34.2%.
- ^ 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). Vol. 47. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. p. 62. ISSN 1333-3305. Retrieved 27 December 2015.
- ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: County of Šibenik-Knin". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
- ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 19 July 2021.
- ^ "Župan". www.sibensko-kninska-zupanija.hr. Retrieved 20 June 2021.
- ^ "Županijska skupština". www.sibensko-kninska-zupanija.hr. Retrieved 20 July 2021.
- ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Šibenik-Knin". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
- ^ "Creation of a Greater Serbia - Bukovica and Ravni Kotari". www.hic.hr.
- Official website (in Croatian)