Šibenik-Knin County

Coordinates: 43°55′44″N 16°03′43″E / 43.929°N 16.062°E / 43.929; 16.062
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Šibenik-Knin County
Šibensko-kninska županija
Flag of Šibenik-Knin County
Coat of arms of Šibenik-Knin County
Šibenik-Knin Region within Croatia
Šibenik-Knin Region within Croatia
Country Croatia
County seatŠibenik
 • ŽupanGoran Pauk (HDZ)
 • County Assembly
42 members
 • Total2,984 km2 (1,152 sq mi)
 • Total109,375
 • Density37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Area code022
ISO 3166 codeHR-15
HDI (2017)0.807[1]
very high · 11th out of 20 Croatian counties

Šibenik-Knin County (pronounced [ʃîbeniːk-knîːn]; Croatian Šibensko-kninska županija [ʃîbensko-knîːnskaː ʒupǎnija]) is a county in southern Croatia. It is located in the north central part of Dalmatia. The biggest city in the county is Šibenik. It is the county seat. Other large towns in the county are Knin, Drniš and Skradin.

The size of the county is 2984 km2. It has 242 islands. It has the national parks Krka and Kornati.

Administrative divisions[change | change source]


Demographics[change | change source]

Population pyramid of Šibenik-Knin county from the 2011 Census

In 2011, Šibenik-Knin County had a population of 109,375. Croats are 87.39% of the population.

In 1991, before the Croatian War of Independence, most of the people in the county were Croats. Serbs were 34.2%.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  2. "Creation of a Greater Serbia - Bukovica and Ravni Kotari". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2020-01-31.

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