kids encyclopedia robot

Šibenik-Knin County facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Šibenik-Knin County
Šibensko-kninska županija
Flag of Šibenik-Knin County
Coat of arms of Šibenik-Knin County
Coat of arms
Šibenik-Knin Region within Croatia
Šibenik-Knin Region within Croatia
Country  Croatia
 • Total 2,984 km2 (1,152 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 109,375
 • Density 36.654/km2 (94.933/sq mi)
Area code 022
ISO 3166 code HR-15
HDI (2017) 0.807
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

  • City of Šibenik (county seat)
  • City of Knin
  • Town of Drniš
  • Town of Skradin
  • Town of Vodice
  • Municipality of Biskupija
  • Municipality of Civljane
  • Municipality of Ervenik
  • Municipality of Kijevo
  • Municipality of Kistanje
  • Municipality of Murter-Kornati — Murter, the capital of the municipality
  • Municipality of Pirovac
  • Municipality of Primošten
  • Municipality of Promina — Oklaj, the capital of the municipality
  • Municipality of Rogoznica
  • Municipality of Ružić — Gradac, the capital of the municipality
  • Municipality of Tisno
  • Municipality of Unešić
  • Municipality of Bilice
  • Municipality of Tribunj


  • Prvić
  • Zlarin
  • Žirje
  • Murter
  • Kaprije
  • Krapanj
  • Obonjan
  • Tijat
  • Zmajan
  • Kakan


Šibenik-Knin County Population Pyramid Census 2011 ENG
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%.

Coordinates: 43°55′44″N 16°03′43″E / 43.929°N 16.062°E / 43.929; 16.062

kids search engine
Šibenik-Knin County Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.