Vinodol, Croatia

Vinodol (pronounced [ʋînɔdɔːl]; Croatian: Vinodolska općina) is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County in western Croatia.

Vinodol
Municipality
Vinodol Municipality
Vinodolska općina
Vinodol is located in Croatia
Vinodol
Vinodol
Location of Vinodol in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°09′39.96″N 14°45′52.92″E / 45.1611000°N 14.7647000°E / 45.1611000; 14.7647000Coordinates: 45°09′39.96″N 14°45′52.92″E / 45.1611000°N 14.7647000°E / 45.1611000; 14.7647000
Country Croatia
CountyFlag of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County.png Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
Government
 • MayorMarijan Karlić (HDZ)
 • City Council
13 members[1]
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total3,577
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code051
Website80.241.215.212/~vinodol/

The total population of the municipality is 3,577 people, in the following settlements:[2]

The population is 93.4% Croats.[3]

The Law codex of Vinodol, a medieval Croatian codex, was made in and named after this region. The Vinodol Hydroelectric Power Plant is located in the region. The Vinodol Channel is the part of the Adriatic Sea to the south of the region.

Notable peopleEdit

Notable people that were born or lived in Vinodol include:

  • Juraj Juričić (?–1578), Croatian-Slovenian Protestant preacher and translator
  • Julije Klović or Giulio Clovio (1498-1578), Croatian illuminator miniaturist painter considered the greatest illuminator of Italian high renaissance period

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Izborni rezultati u Vinodolskoj općini" (in Croatian). Retrieved 7 Jun 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Vinodol". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  3. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: Vinodol". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.