The territory of Croatia is divided by the Croatian Bureau of Statistics into small settlements, in Croatian naselje (singular, pl. naselja). As of 2008 [update] , there are 6,749 settlements in Croatia.They indicate existing or former human settlement (similar to the United States census designated places or the UK census output areas - OA) and are not necessarily incorporated places. Rather, the administrative units (local authorities) are cities (grad, pl.gradovi) and municipalities (općina, pl.općine), which are composed of one or more settlements.
Rural individual settlements are by and large referred to as selo (village; pl.sela). Municipalities (or communes) in Croatia comprise one or more, usually, rural settlements. A city usually includes an eponymous large settlement which in turn consists of several urban and suburban settlements. The Constitution of Croatia allows a naselje or a part thereof to form some form of local government.This form of local government is typically used to subdivide larger municipalities and cities; municipality may comprise several units named mjesni odbor (local committee/board), a city usually consists of several units (which may comprise one or more settlements) named gradski kotar/gradska četvrt (city district or borough; pl.gradski kotari/gradske četvrti), and/or mjesni odbor (local committee/board; pl.mjesni odbori).
A town is a human settlement. Towns are generally larger than villages and smaller than cities, though the criteria to distinguish between them vary considerably in different parts of the world.
An unincorporated area is a region not governed by a local municipal corporation. Similarly, an unincorporated community is a settlement not governed by its own local municipal corporation, but is administered as part of larger administrative divisions, such as a township, parish, borough, county, city, canton, state, province, or country. Occasionally, municipalities dissolve or disincorporate, which may happen if they become fiscally insolvent, and services become the responsibility of a higher administration. Widespread unincorporated communities and areas are a distinguishing feature of the United States and Canada. Most other countries of the world have either no unincorporated areas at all, or these are very rare; typically remote, outlying, sparsely populated, or uninhabited areas.
A hamlet is a small human settlement. In different jurisdictions and geographies, a hamlet may be the size of a town, village or parish, or may be considered to be a smaller settlement or subdivision or satellite entity to a larger settlement. The word and concept of a hamlet have roots in the Anglo-Norman settlement of England, where the old French hamlet came to apply to small human settlements. In British geography, a hamlet is considered smaller than a village and distinctly without a church or other place of worship.
The Dubrovnik-Neretva County is the southernmost Croatian county, located in south Dalmatia. The county seat is Dubrovnik and other large towns are Korčula, Metković, Opuzen and Ploče. The Municipality of Neum, which belongs to neighbouring Bosnia and Herzegovina, divides the county in two parts.
The census geographic units of Canada are the census subdivisions defined and used by Canada's federal government statistics bureau Statistics Canada to conduct the country's quinquennial census. These areas exist solely for the purposes of statistical analysis and presentation; they have no government of their own. They exist on four levels: the top-level (first-level) divisions are Canada's provinces and territories; these are divided into second-level census divisions, which in turn are divided into third-level census subdivisions and fourth-level dissemination areas.
Peščenica – Žitnjak is a city district in the southeastern part of Zagreb, Croatia. It consists of two parts: Peščenica, a set of neighborhoods; and Ž
Maksimir is one of the districts of Zagreb, Croatia, population 48,902. Maksimir stadium and Maksimir Park are located in it. It was named for Bishop Maksimilijan Vrhovac.
Vrapče is a neighborhood of western Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. It is administratively part of the district Podsused—Vrapče. Vrapče consists of Donje Vrapče and Gornje Vrapče. Gornje Vrapče is an eponymous local administrative unit, while the other is called Vrapče - centar.
Sesvete is the easternmost city district of Zagreb, Croatia, as well as a standalone settlement. With a total population of 70,009 it is the most populated district as well as the second largest by area (165.255 km2). The settlement population is 54,085.
Erdut is a village and a municipality in eastern Croatia, located some 37 km east of the major city of Osijek, lying on the border with neighbouring Serbia. The village of Erdut is the third largest in the municipality, after Dalj and Bijelo Brdo. The municipality is part of the Osijek-Baranja County in eastern Slavonia. The municipal center is in the largest village of Dalj.
The counties of Croatia are the primary administrative subdivisions of the Republic of Croatia. Since they were re-established in 1992, Croatia has been divided into 20 counties and the capital city of Zagreb, which has the authority and legal status of both a county and a city. As of 2015, the counties are subdivided into 128 cities and 428 municipalities.
In geography, statistics and archaeology, a settlement, locality or populated place is a community in which people live. The complexity of a settlement can range from a small number of dwellings grouped together to the largest of cities with surrounding urbanized areas. Settlements may include hamlets, villages, towns and cities. A settlement may have known historical properties such as the date or era in which it was first settled, or first settled by particular people.
The subdivisions of Croatia on the first level are the 20 counties and one city-county.
Municipalities in Croatia are the second lowest administrative unit of government in the country, and along with cities and towns they form the second level of administrative subdisivion, after counties.
Gradec, Grič or Gornji Grad is a part of Zagreb, Croatia, and together with Kaptol it is the medieval nucleus of the city. It is situated on the hill of Grič. Today this neighbourhood forms part of the Gornji Grad-Medveščak district.
Nova Kapela is a settlement within the Dubrava municipality of Zagreb County in Croatia. According to the 2011 census, it has 243 inhabitants. It is thus the second-most populous settlement in its municipality, right after Dubrava, the eponymous one. The place is located 6 kilometers (3.7 mi) from the Dubrava settlement and a 60 km (37 mi) from Zagreb, the Croatian capital. The main road leading through the settlement is the county route Ž3042. The association football team Croatia plays in Nova Kapela. The alignment of the planned extension of the B28 expressway into A13 highway passes north of Nova Kapela. Prior to the 1991 Yugoslav wars the name of the town was Srpska Kapela.
Klisa is a village in Croatia. Klisa is administratively part of the City of Osijek. The Osijek Airport is located southwest of the village. Klisa belongs to the first category among the Areas of Special State Concern.
A municipality, formally a municipality under the direct administration of central government, is the highest level of classification for cities used by the People's Republic of China. These cities have the same rank as provinces, and form part of the first tier of administrative divisions of China.
Grabovo is a place south of Vukovar, Croatia. It consists of two hamlets, Ovčara and Jakobovac, in the north, which are administratively part of the city of Vukovar, and have a total population of 47, and an uninhabited section in the south which is administratively under the municipality of Tompojevci.