Infobox Former Subdivision
native_name = Modruš-Rijeka
conventional_long_name = Modrus-Fiume County
common_name = Modrus-Fiume
subdivision = County
nation = Croatia-Slavonia
year_start = 12th century
event_end = Treaty of Trianon
year_end = 1920
date_end = June 4
image_map_caption = Map of the county within Croatia-Slavonia,
Kingdom of Hungary
capital = Ogulin
stat_area1 = 4879
stat_pop1 = 231654
stat_year1 = 1910
Modruš-Rijeka (in Croatian) or Modrus-Fiume (in Hungarian) is the name of a historic administrative county (comitatus) of the autonomous region
Croatia-Slavoniawithin the Kingdom of Hungary. Its territory is presently in western Croatia. Modruš (Hungarian: "Modrus") is a small town near Ogulin; Fiume is the Italian and Hungarian name for the city of Rijeka. However, Rijekawas not part of the county Modruš-Rijeka, but under the direct administration of Hungary. The capital of the county was Ogulin.
Modruš-Fiume county shared borders with the
Austrian lands Istria, Carniolaand Bosnia-Herzegovinaand the Hungarian counties Zágráband Lika-Krbava(both in Croatia-Slavonia). The county has a strip of Adriatic Seacoast. Its area was 4879 km² around 1910.
The territory that would become Modruš-Fiume county became part of the
Kingdom of Hungaryin the 12th century. Modruš-Fiume county was created in the late 18th century. In 1918 (confirmed by the Treaty of Trianon1920), the county became part of the newly formed Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes(Yugoslavia). Since 1991, when Croatiabecame independent from Yugoslavia, the county is part of Croatia.
In 1910, the population of the county was 231,654.
Population by language (1910 census):
*Croatian = 152,210 (65,7 %)
*Serbian = 74,894 (32,3 %)
*Hungarian = 899 (0,3 %)
*German = 592 (0,3 %)
In the early 20th century, the subdivisions of Modrus-Fiume county were:
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