|• Župan||Stjepan Kožić (Ind.)|
|• Total||3,060 km2 (1,180 sq mi)|
|• Density||100/km2 (270/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||HR-01|
|HDI (2019)||0.832 |
very high · 7th
Zagreb County (Croatian : Zagrebačka županija) is a county in central Croatia. It surrounds, but does not contain, the nation's capital Zagreb, which is a separate territorial unit. For that reason, the county is often nicknamed "Zagreb ring" (Croatian : zagrebački prsten). According to the 2011 census, the county has 317,606 inhabitants, most of whom live in smaller urban satellite towns.
The Zagreb County once included the city of Zagreb, but in 1997 they separated, when the City was given a special status.Although separated from Zagreb City County both administratively and territorially, it remains closely linked with it.
Zagreb County borders on Krapina-Zagorje County, the city of Zagreb, Varaždin County, and Koprivnica-Križevci County in the north, Bjelovar-Bilogora County in the east, Sisak-Moslavina County in the south and Karlovac County in the southwest.
Franjo Tuđman Airport is located on the territory of Zagreb County, the biggest and most important airport in the country.
Zagreb County is divided into 9 towns and 25 municipalities.
|Sveti Ivan Zelina||15,959||184.68 km2|
|Velika Gorica||63,517||328.65 km2|
|Klinča Sela||5,231||77.64 km2|
|Kloštar Ivanić||6,091||77.59 km2|
|Marija Gorica||2,233||17.10 km2|
Current Župan: Stjepan Kožić (HSS)
The county assembly is composed of 45 representatives, organized as follows:
Krapina-Zagorje County is a county in northern Croatia, bordering Slovenia. It encompasses most of the historic region called Hrvatsko Zagorje.
Varaždin County is a county in northern Croatia. It is named after its county seat, the city of Varaždin.
Karlovac County is a county in central Croatia, with the administrative center in Karlovac.
Sisak-Moslavina County is a Croatian county in eastern Central Croatia and southwestern Slavonia. It is named after the city of Sisak and the region Moslavina just across the river Sava. According to 2021 census it is inhabited by 141,000 people.
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Jakovlje is a municipality in Croatia, in Zagreb County. According to the 2011 census there are 3,930 inhabitants, a majority of which are Croats. The municipality consists of three settlements: Igrišće, Jakovlje and Kraljev Vrh.
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Bestovje is a village located west of Zagreb, Croatia, near Sveta Nedelja, Zagreb County. The population is 2,402 . It has existed as a standalone settlement since 1910.