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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, Drniš and Skradin.

Šibenik-Knin County

Šibensko-kninska županija
Flag of Šibenik-Knin County
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Coat of arms of Šibenik-Knin County
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Šibenik-Knin County within Croatia
Šibenik-Knin County within Croatia
Country Croatia
County seatŠibenik
Government
 • ŽupanGoran Pauk (HDZ)
 • County Assembly
Area
 • Total2,984 km2 (1,152 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total109,375
 • Density37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Area code022
ISO 3166 codeHR-15
HDI (2017)0.807[3]
very high · 11th
Websitewww.sibensko-kninska-zupanija.hr

The county covers 2984 km2. It includes 242 islands and national parks Krka and Kornati.

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Administrative divisionEdit

Šibenik-Knin county is administratively subdivided into:

Islands:

DemographicsEdit

 
Population pyramid of Šibenik-Knin county per the 2011 Census
YearPop.±%
1857 85,163—    
1869 89,831+5.5%
1880 92,854+3.4%
1890 103,302+11.3%
1900 118,310+14.5%
1910 130,238+10.1%
1921 134,215+3.1%
1931 147,166+9.6%
YearPop.±%
1948 148,360+0.8%
1953 157,405+6.1%
1961 164,757+4.7%
1971 161,199−2.2%
1981 152,128−5.6%
1991 152,477+0.2%
2001 112,891−26.0%
2011 109,375−3.1%
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.[2] Croats make up a majority with 87.39% of the population.[4]

In 1991, before the war, Croats were in majority, with a Serb minority of 34.2%.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  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 Šibenik-Knin". 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 Šibenik-Knin". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  5. ^ Creation of a Greater Serbia - Bukovica and Ravni Kotari

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