Zagreb County

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Zagreb County
Zagrebačka županija
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Zagreb County within Croatia
Country Croatia
County seat Zagreb [1]
Government
   Župan Stjepan Kožić (Ind.)
  Assembly
51 members
Area
[2]
  Total3,060 km2 (1,180 sq mi)
Population
 (2011) [3]
  Total317,606
  Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Area code 01
ISO 3166 code HR-01
HDI (2019)0.832 [4]
very high · 7th
Website www.zagrebacka-zupanija.hr

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.

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The Zagreb County once included the city of Zagreb, but in 1997 they separated, when the City was given a special status. [5] 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.

Administrative divisions

Zagreb County is divided into 9 towns and 25 municipalities.

Towns
NamePopulation [3] Area [6]
Dugo Selo 17,46652.22 km2
Ivanić-Grad 14,548173.57 km2
Jastrebarsko 15,866226.50 km2
Samobor 37,633250.73 km2
Sveta Nedelja 18,05941.43 km2
Sveti Ivan Zelina 15,959184.68 km2
Velika Gorica 63,517328.65 km2
Vrbovec 14,797159.05 km2
Zaprešić 25,22352.60 km2
Municipalities
NamePopulation [3] Area [6]
Bedenica 1,43221.70 km2
Bistra 6,63252.74 km2
Brckovljani 6,83771.14 km2
Brdovec 11,13437.27 km2
Dubrava 5,245115.18 km2
Dubravica 1,43720.46 km2
Farkaševac 1,93773.66 km2
Gradec 3,68188.85 km2
Jakovlje 3,93035.71 km2
Klinča Sela 5,23177.64 km2
Kloštar Ivanić 6,09177.59 km2
Krašić 2,64069.40 km2
Kravarsko 1,98758.03 km2
Križ 6,963118.46 km2
Luka 1,35117.17 km2
Marija Gorica 2,23317.10 km2
Orle 1,97557.61 km2
Pisarovina 3,689145.00 km2
Pokupsko 2,224105.73 km2
Preseka 1,44847.86 km2
Pušća 2,70018.20 km2
Rakovec 1,25235.11 km2
Rugvica 7,87193.73 km2
Stupnik 3,73523.20 km2
Žumberak 883110.17 km2

County government

Current Župan: Stjepan Kožić (HSS)

The county assembly is composed of 45 representatives, organized as follows: [7]

Demographics

Population pyramid of Zagreb County per 2011 Census. Zagreb County Population Pyramid Census 2011 ENG.png
Population pyramid of Zagreb County per 2011 Census.
Zagreb County: Population trends 1857–2021
population
134754
146592
155324
178938
194643
211150
208141
224095
227538
233411
233875
232836
259429
282989
309696
317606
301206
18571869188018901900191019211931194819531961197119811991200120112021

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References

  1. "O županiji - Zagrebačka županija".
  2. Ostroški, Ljiljana, ed. (December 2015). Statistički ljetopis Republike Hrvatske 2015 [Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia 2015](PDF). Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia (in Croatian and English). Vol. 47. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. p. 62. ISSN   1333-3305 . Retrieved 27 December 2015.
  3. 1 2 3 "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: County of Zagreb". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.
  4. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2021-07-19.
  5. Narodne novine , br. 62/01, 125/08
  6. 1 2 "Sustav središnjih naselja i razvojnih središta" (in Croatian). Prosorni plan Zagrebačke županije. Archived from the original on 2008-09-13. Retrieved 2008-09-21.
  7. "2009 Elections - zagreb County, results". Archived from the original on 2009-06-07. Retrieved 2009-06-04.

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