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Istria County
Istarska županija  (Croatian)
Regione istriana  (Italian)
County
Flag of Istria County
Flag
Coat of arms of Istria County
Coat of arms
Anthem: Krasna zemljo  (Croatian)
"Beautiful land"
Istria County within Croatia
Istria County within Croatia
Country  Croatia
Area
 • Total 2,813 km2 (1,086 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 208,055
 • Density 73.962/km2 (191.56/sq mi)
Languages
 • Official languages Croatian and Italian
Area code 052
ISO 3166 code HR-18
Ucka-Kvarner1
Učka

Istria County is the westernmost county of Croatia. It includes the largest part of the Istrian peninsula.

The national park Brijuni and nature park Učka are in the county.

Administration

  • Pula / Pola (57,460)
  • Poreč / Parenzo (16,696)
  • Rovinj / Rovigno (14,294)
  • Umag / Umago (13,467)
  • Labin / Albona (11,642)
  • Pazin / Pisino (8,638)
  • Buzet / Pinguente (6,133)
  • Vodnjan / Dignano (6,119)
  • Buje / Buie (5,182)
  • Novigrad / Cittanova (4,345)

There are also 31 municipalities:

  • Bale / Valle (1,127)
  • Barban/ Barbana (2,721)
  • Brtonigla / Verteneglio (1,626)
  • Cerovlje / Cerreto (1,677)
  • Fažana / Fasana (3,635)
  • Gračišće / Gallignana (1,419)
  • Grožnjan / Grisignana (736)
  • Kanfanar / Canfanaro (1,543)
  • Karojba / Caroiba (1,438)
  • Kaštelir-Labinci / Castellier-Santa Domenica (1,463)
  • Kršan / Chersano (2,951)
  • Lanišće / Lanischie (329)
  • Ližnjan / Lisignano (3,965)
  • Lupoglav / Lupogliano (924)
  • Marčana / Marzana (4,253)
  • Medulin / Medolino (6,481)
  • Motovun / Montona (1,004)
  • Oprtalj / Portole (850)
  • Pićan / Pedena (1,827)
  • Raša / Arsia (3,183)
  • Sveta Nedelja / Santa Domenica d'Albona (2,987)
  • Sveti Lovreč / San Lorenzo di Pesenatico (1,015)
  • Sveti Petar u Šumi / San Pietro di Selve (1,065)
  • Svetvinčenat / Sanvincenti (2,202)
  • Tar-Vabriga / Torre-Abrega (1,990)
  • Tinjan / Antignana (1,684)
  • Višnjan / Visignano (2,274)
  • Vižinada / Visinada (1,158)
  • Vrsar / Orsera (2,162)
  • Žminj / Gimino (3,483)
  • Funtana / Fontane (907)

Coordinates: 45°14′21″N 13°56′19″E / 45.23917°N 13.93861°E / 45.23917; 13.93861

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