The county district has the expanse of about 150 km2, of which more than 50% is covered in forest. It is situated in the valley of Vinodol, the distance from the sea comes to about 2-3 km, and in the depth towards the forest area 30 km to the border with county districts of Gorski Kotar. The main centre of the county district of Vinodol is Bribir.
Bribir, Grižane-Belgrad and Drivenik have their signment in the Law of Vinodol from 1288., one of the first juridical regulations in this part of Europe.
There are twelve churches in service today at the territory of this county district, and there are 27 buildings left in traces, what proves that this part was a significant ecclesiastical centre. Each town has its patron saint and his holiday: Bribir - St. Peter and Paul, Grižane - Belgrad - St. Martin, Tribalj - St. Elisabeth, Drivenik - St. Dujam.
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