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Lika-Senj County

Lika-Senj County
Ličko-senjska županija
County
Flag of Lika-Senj County
Flag
Coat of arms of Lika-Senj County
Coat of arms
Lika-Senj County (light orange) within Croatia (light yellow)
Lika-Senj County (light orange)
within Croatia (light yellow)
Country Croatia
County seat Gospić
Government
 • Župan Milan Kolić (HDZ)
Area[1]
 • Total 5,353 km2 (2,067 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 50,927
 • Density 9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)
Area code 053
ISO 3166 code HR-09
Website http://www.licko-senjska.hr/

Lika-Senj County (Croatian: Ličko-senjska županija) is a county in Croatia that includes most of the Lika region and some northern coastline of the Adriatic near the town of Senj, including the northern part of the Pag island. Its center is Gospić.

The county is the least populated and among the least prosperous ones, but on the other hand it is the largest county in the country by area and also includes the Plitvice Lakes National Park and Sjeverni (North) Velebit National Park, country's major tourist attractions.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Administrative division 2
  • Demographics 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Geography

The county has a total area of 5353 km2.

Administrative division

Lika-Senj County is administratively subdivided into 13 units of local government:

Demographics

Since the early 20th century the county's population has been shrinking. As of the 2011 census, the county had 50,927 residents. The population density is 9.5/km².

Ethnic Croats form the majority with 84.15% of the population, followed by Serbs at 13.65%.[3]

References

  1. ^ Ostroški, Ljiljana, ed. (December 2013). ]2013 Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia [Statistički ljetopis Republike Hrvatske 2013 (PDF). Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia (in Croatian and English) 45. Zagreb:  
  2. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: County of Lika-Senj". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb:  
  3. ^ "Stanovništvo prema narodnosti po gradovima/općinama, Popis 2011.".  

External links

  • Official website (Croatian)

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