Primorsko Goranska County

Contact person: Darko Jardas
tel. +385 51631844 - fax. +385 51263751
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Primorje-Gorski kotar County is situated in the western part of Croatia with a total land surface area of 3,588 km², which is 6.3% of the total Croatian territory. The length of the coastline is 1,065 km and the number of islands is 55. This county is unique because of its very convenient geostrategic position and natural diversity including islands, coastal areas and mountain areas. A significant national and international role of this County throughout Europe is that, via the Danube and Adriatic areas, it connects Central and Eastern Europe. Because of its excellent geostrategic position, the County is especially important as a final point of the shortest maritime route between the Far East and Europe. In terms of administrative activities, the County has 36 local self-government units – 14 cities and 22 municipalities. The executive branch of county's government is headed by a county president. The county is tasked with performing general public administration services, primary and secondary education, government funded healthcare, physical planning, social welfare, economic development, development of educational, health, social and cultural institutions as well as road transport infrastructure management and other services to the economy, at the county level. Rijeka is the hub of the Primorje-Gorski kotar County and the third largest Croatian city and has a population of approximately 145,000. Rijeka is a social and economic, transport, cultural, educational and political hub in the region and the largest sea port in Croatia.

Should you require any additional information feel free to contact Ms Ana Stefancic or Mr Luka Dragojevic.