Pazin (Croatian) or Pisino (Italian) (German: Mitterburg) is a small town with 4,386 inhabitants in the Croatian part of Istria. It is located in the County of Istria. The municipality of Pazin, which also includes numerous surrounding villages, has 8,638 inhabitants (2011 census). Due to its central location and its historical importance as the capital of the old margravate of Istria, which included only a small area around the city and not the whole peninsula of Istria, which was mostly Venetian territory, is in Pazin / Pisino the regional parliament of the county , The regional parliament of the Croatian part of Istria is officially bilingual, Croatian and Italian.