Vrgorac

Vrgorac (pronounced [ʋř̩ɡorats], Italian: Vergoraz) is a town in Croatia in the Split-Dalmatia County.

Vrgorac
Grad Vrgorac
Town of Vrgorac
Tin Ujević Street in Vrgorac
Tin Ujević Street in Vrgorac
Flag of Vrgorac
Flag
Coat of arms of Vrgorac
Coat of arms
Vrgorac is located in Croatia
Vrgorac
Vrgorac
Location of Vrgorac in Croatia
Coordinates: 43°12′N 17°22′E / 43.20°N 17.37°E / 43.20; 17.37
Country Croatia
CountyFlag of Split-Dalmatia County.svg Split-Dalmatia
Government
 • MayorAnte Pranić (NLM)
Area
 • Total284.00 km2 (109.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total6,572
 • Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
 (municipality total)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
21276
Area code(s)021
ClimateCfa
WebsiteGrad Vrgorac

The total population of Vrgorac is 6,572 (census 2011), in the following settlements:[1]

In the 2011 census, 99% of the population were Croats.[2]

PrehistoryEdit

In the area Veliki Vanik two early or middle Bronze Age individuals were found, one was genetically determined as haplogroup J2b2a1.[3][4][5]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Vrgorac". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  2. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Split-Dalmatia". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  3. ^ "Scientific Papers – J2-M172". j2-m172.info. J2 Research Team: Rottensteiner et. Retrieved 2017-06-29.
  4. ^ Novak, M.; Vyroubal, V.; Bedić, Ž. (2011). Palaeodemographic and palaeopathological characteristics of individuals buried in three Bronze Age sites from southern Croatia. Department of Archaeology , Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb, Croatia.
  5. ^ "The Genomic History of Southeastern Europe" (PDF).

External linksEdit

  Media related to Vrgorac at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 43°12′N 17°22′E / 43.200°N 17.367°E / 43.200; 17.367