Administrative divisions of Croatia facts for kids
The administrative divisions of Croatia on the first level are the 20 counties (županija, pl. županije)and one city-county (grad, "city"), Zagreb.
On the second level, there are municipalities (općina, pl. općine) and cities (grad, pl. gradovi). Both of these have one or more settlements (naselje, pl. naselja). The settlements are not legal entities. They are like census designated places in the United States. If they are part of cities or large municipalities, they can form gradski kotari, gradske četvrti, or local committee areas (mjesni odbori). Small municipalities usually have only one settlement.
List of administrative divisions
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- Counties (21)
- Cities and Municipalities (556)
- City districts and Local committee areas
- Settlements (6,749)
Images for kids
Approximate positions of the first counties of 10th century Croatia, overlaid on a map of modern Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina