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VINISCE, a village and small harbour 12 km southwest of Trogir; population 765. Chief occupations are farming, fishing and tourism.

Island of Ciovo

Čiovo (Italian: Bua) is a small island located off the Adriatic coast in Croatia with area of 28.8 squared km (length 15.3 km, width up to 3.5 km), population of 6 071 inhabitants (2001) and its highest peak is 218 m (Rudine, Italian: Monte Bua). The centre of the island has geographical coordinates [show location on an interactive map] 43°30′N, 16°17′E, and the annual rainfall is about 900 mm. Geography Čiovo is located in the central Dalmatia, protecting the citiy of Trogir and Kaštela gulf. On its SE part it is only 2 km far from the cape Marjan, on northern part it is connected to the mainland with a small bascule bridge in the old centre of Trogir, and actually Trogir spread itself on the island. Besides the part of Trogir, on the island there are several villages: Arbanija (Italian: Arbania), Žedno (Italian: Nogaro), Okrug Gornji (Italian: Cerchio Superiore), Okrug Donji (Italian: Cerchio Inferiore), Slatine (Italian: Arona) and Prizidnica (Italian: Bua). The vegetation is typically Mediterranean, c

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Island of Korcula

Korčula (Greek Κορκυρα Μελαινα, Latin Corcyra Nigra, Korkyra Melaina, Old-Slavic Krkar, Venetian and modern Italian Curzola) is an island in the Adriatic Sea, in the Dubrovnik-Neretva county of Croatia. The island has an area of 279 km² — it is 46.8 km long and on average 7.8 km wide — and lies just off the Dalmatian coast. Its 16,182 (2001) inhabitants make it the second most populous Adriatic island after Krk. 96.77% of the population are ethnic Croats, 1.8 others (declared ethnicity, none over 1%), 1% others (undeclared).

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Island of Hvar

Hvar (Lesina in Italian; Phar in German) is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, located off the Dalmatian coast. The island measures approximately 80 km, east to west and is a tourist destination. Hvar Island is administratively part of the Split-Dalmatia County in Dalmatia, Croatia. It is separated from the island of Brač by the Hvar Channel (Hvarski kanal), from Vis by the Vis Channel, from Korčula by the Korčula Channel, from Pelješac by the Neretva Channel, while the east cape of the island is located just three nautical miles away from the mainland. Along the southern coast of the island there are several smaller islands, notably the Paklenski Otoci in the west and the Šćedro island in the south. It covers 112 square miles with fruit growing, cattle raising, and fishing being the main occupations. As of 1991 the estimated population was around 11,400. The major divisions of the island include: * town of Hvar (population 4,138 in 2001), the site of the first public theatre in Europe, opened in 1

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Island of Brac

Brač; is an island in the Adriatic Sea within Croatia, with an area of 396 km², making it the third largest island in the Adriatic, and thus the largest in Dalmatia. Its tallest peak, Vidova Gora, or Mount St. Vid, stands at 778 m, making it the highest island point in the Adriatic. The island has a population of 13,000, living in numerous little towns, ranging from the \\\\\\\'main town\\\\\\\' Supetar, with more than 3,500 inhabitants, to Novo Selo, where only a dozen people live. Supetar harbour Supetar harbour Other towns and villages on the island include Supetar, Bol, Škrip (the oldest village, from pre-Roman times), Pučišća, Splitska, Postira, Nerežišće, Donji Humac, Milna, Mirca, Gornji Humac, Dol, Sutivan, Sumartin, Praznica, Murvica, Povlja, Dračevica, Ložišća and many more. The economy of Brač is based mostly on tourism, but fishing and agriculture (especially wine and olives) are very important too, as is its precious white stone (which was used in building Diocletian\\\\\\\'s Palace in Split) and White House in Was

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Dubrovnik Riviera

Dubrovnik IPA: [ˈdǔ.bro̞ːʋ.nik]) is a historic city on the Adriatic Sea coast in the extreme south of Croatia, positioned at the terminal end of the Isthmus of Dubrovnik. It is one of the most prominent tourist resorts, a seaport and the center of the Dubrovnik-Neretva county. Its population was 43,770 in 2001[1] and 49,728 in 1991.[2] In 2001 the absolute majority of its citizens declared themselves as Croats with 88.39% (2001 census). Since 1979, the historic centre of Dubrovnik has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. The prosperity of the city of Dubrovnik has always been based on maritime trade. In the Middle Ages, as the Republic of Ragusa, it became the only eastern Adriatic city-state to rival Venice. Supported by its wealth and skilled diplomacy, the city achieved a remarkable level of development, particularly during the 15th and 16th centuries. Ragusa was one of the centers of the development of the Croatian language and literature, home to many notable poets, playwrights, pa

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Istria

Istria (Croatian and Slovenian: Istra, Venetian and Italian: Istria), formerly Histria (Latin), is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. The peninsula is located at the head of the Adriatic between the Gulf of Trieste and the Bay of Kvarner. The geographical features of Istria include Učka mountain (Monte Maggiore) which is the highest point in the Ciceria (now called Cicarija) mountain range, the rivers Dragonja, Mirna, Pazinčica and Raša, and the Lim bay. Istria lies in three countries: Croatia, Slovenia and Italy. The largest portion, Croatian Istria, is further divided into two counties. The largest portion is Istria county in western Croatia. Important towns in Istria county include Pula (Pola), Poreč (Parenzo), Rovinj (Rovigno), Pazin (Pisino), Labin (Albona), Umag (Umago), Motovun (Montona), Buzet (Pinguente) and Buje (Buie), as well as smaller towns of Višnjan (Visignano), Roč (Rozzo), and Hum (Colmo). A small slice in the north, including the coastal towns of Izola (Isola), Piran (Pirano), Port

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Kvarner

The Kvarner Gulf (Croatian: Kvarnerski zaljev, Italian: Golfo del Quarnero/Quarnaro/Carnaro; sometimes also Kvarner Bay) is a bay in the northern Adriatic Sea, located between the Istrian peninsula and the northern Croatian seacoast. The main islands within the Kvarner are Cres, Krk, Pag, Rab and Lošinj. The main portion of the Kvarner bay is that between the mainland, Cres and Krk. A smaller body of water located between Cres, Krk, Rab and Pag is called Kvarnerić (the little Kvarner). The bay is notable for its depth, which allows for the city of Rijeka at its northernmost point to have a sea port that can handle the largest ships such as tankers.

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Peljesac

Pelješac, (chakavian:Pelišac , Italian: Sabbioncello) is a peninsula in southern Croatia, in the Dubrovnik-Neretva county. It is around 70 km long and is connected to the mainland with an isthmus at Ston. The Strait of Pelješac is located at its other end, and it divides the peninsula from the island of Korčula.

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Island of Vis

Vis [ˈʋiːs] (Greek Issa, Italian and German: Lissa), is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, the furthest inhabited island. Its area is 90.26 km²,[1] and it has population of 3,617 (as of 2001).[2] The highest peak of Vis is called Hum, 587 m high.[1] There are two towns and municipalities on the island, Vis (1,960 [3] inhabitants in the municipality) and Komiža (1,677 [4], both located on the seacoast. There are smaller settlements on the island\\\'s interior: Podselje, Marinje zemlje, Podšpilje, and Podstražje.

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Island of Pag

Pag (Latin Pagus, village, Italian Pago, German: Baag) is an island in northern Adriatic Sea, off the coast of Croatia. It is the fifth largest island on the Croatian coast, and the one with the longest coastline. The population of Pag is 7,969 (2001). In addition to the towns on island, Pag and Novalja, there are also many smaller villages and touristic places. The island is administratively divided in a northern part which belongs to the Lika-Senj county and a southern part which belongs to the Zadar county. Geography Pag belongs to the north-Dalmatian archipelago and it is extended northwest-southeast along the coast forming the Velebit channel. The island has an area of 305 km² and coastline of 302.47 km. It is around 60 km long (from northwest to southeast), and between 2 and 10 km wide. The southwestern coast of the island is low (the Pag Bay with the large Caska Cove), and the north-western is steep and high: (Stara Novalja Bay). Most of the island is rocky; smaller areas are covered with Mediterra

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Island of Vir

Vir is an island on the Croatian coast of Adriatic sea located north of the city of Zadar. It is connected to the mainland via a road bridge. The only village on the island is the eponymous village of Vir, with a population of 1,608 (2001). The word vir is Croatian for \\\"vortex\\\". However, the name of the island probably originates from the word \\\'ueru\\\' (probably from an old Dalmatian dialect) which means \\\"pasture\\\".

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Island of Solta

Šolta is an island in the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea. It is situated in the Central Dalmatian archipelago, west of the island of Brač (separated by Strait of Split), south of Split (separated by Split channel) and east of the Drvenik islands (separated by the Šolta channel)[1]. Its area is 58.98 km², and it has a population of 1,479 (as of 2001).[2] The highest peak of Šolta is the summit Vela Straža[3] which is 238 metres high[2]. On the north-eastern coast of the island there are the large bays of Rogač and Nečujam. In the western part of the interior of Šolta there is a field approximately 6km long and 2 km wide. The economy of the island is based on vineyards, olives, fruit, fishing and tourism.[3][1] While the main settlements (Grohote, Gornje Selo, Srednje Selo, Donje Selo) are inland, the main fishing centre is Maslinica[3], which is exposed to only north-westerly winds, making it a good shelter for smaller boats[1].

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Island of Rab

Rab (Italian Arbe, German: Arbey) is an island and a town of the same name located just off the northern Croatian coast in the Adriatic Sea, today in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county. The island is 22 km long, has an area of 93.6 km² and 9,480 inhabitants (2001). The highest peak is Kamenjak at 408 meters. The northeastern side of the island is mostly barren, karst, while the southwestern side is covered by one of the last oak forest of the Mediterranean. The island is very popular nowadays with tourists and families for its beautiful beaches and many events, particularly the Rab arbalest tournament and Rab Medieval festival - Rapska Fjera. The main town on the island is also named Rab. It has 554 residents (2001) and is located on a small peninsula on the southwestern side of the island. Ferries connect the island of Rab with the mainland port of Jablanac and with the neighbouring island Krk. The town Rab has a long history that dates back to 360 BC when it was under the Illyrians. The island was the fron

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Island of Murter

Murter is the name of a Croatian island in the Adriatic sea, located in central Dalmatia at 43.80° N 15.62° E, as well as that of a small village on the north-western part of the island. The small town of Betina is located on the northwestern side of the island, while Jezera and Tisno are located on the northeastern coast. The island\\\'s current population is about 5,192 inhabitants, whilst that of the village is 2,010. Absolute majority are Croats with 97.59%. Geography The island is in the northwest part of the Šibenik archipelago, separated from the mainland by a 20 meter wide sea canal at Tisno which is spanned by a 37 meter draw-bridge. The island covers an area of about 18.7 km², and the highest point is the peak of Raduč at 125 meters above sea level. The southwestern coastline is predominantly steep slopes divided by many sandy coves. The island has lots of rocky beaches, as well as several sandy ones. History The island has been populated for nearly two millennia. An Illyric-Roman settlement know

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Island of Mali Losinj

Mali Lošinj (Italian: Lussinpiccolo) is a town and municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. There are 8,388 inhabitants, with 83% Croats.

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Island of Lastovo

Lastovo (Italian: Lagosta, German: Augusta, Latin: Augusta Insula, Greek: Ladestanos, Illyrian: Ladest) is a municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva county in Croatia. The municipality consists of 46 islands with a total population of 835 people, of which 93% are ethnic Croats, and a land area of approximately 56 km² (22 mi²).[1] The biggest island in the municipality is also named Lastovo, as is the largest town. The majority of the population lives on the 46 km² island of Lastovo. Lastovo, like the rest of Roman Dalmatia province, was settled by Illyrians. The Romans conquered and settled the entire area, retaining control until the Avar invasions and Slavic migrations in the 7th century. The Croat tribes secured most of the Dalmatian seaboard. Sometime around the year 1000 the Venetians attacked and destroyed the settlement, due to the island\\\'s participation in piracy along the Adriatic coast. In the 13th century, Lastovo joined the Dubrovnik Republic where for several centuries it enjoyed a certain level o

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Island of Krk

Krk (Italian Veglia, German: Vegl; Latin Curicta) is a Croatian island in the northern Adriatic Sea, located near Rijeka in the Bay of Kvarner and part of the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county. Krk is, together with Cres, the largest Adriatic island, with an area of 405.78 km², and also the most populous one, with numerous towns and villages totalling 17,860 (2001). Although recent student surveys pointed that Cres is the largest Croatian island, most recent official data show they are the same size. The municipalities and larger settlements on Krk include: * The eponymous city of Krk, with 5,491 inhabitants (2001), located at 45°13′N, 14°32′E. * Omišalj (Italian: Castelmuschio; German: Moschau): 2,998 people * Malinska-Dubašnica (Italian: Malinsca; German: Durischal): 2,726 people * Punat (Italian: Ponte; German: Sankt Maria): 1,876 people * Dobrinj (Italian: Dobrigno; German: Dobrauen): 1,970 people * Baška (Italian: Besca; German: Weschke): 1,554 people * Vrbnik (Italian: Verbenic

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Continental Croatia

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Dugopolje Podi

"Podi - Dugopolje" (includes locations Podi east-KRC-Bani-Podi West) in Dugopolje is one of the biggest Croatian commercial zones. In the complex business zone Dugopolje-Podi, close to the highway A1 (Zagreb-Split) today is several times more employees than the municipality itself has a population. Upon concentration of office buildings, budgets and development opportunities, is one of the most developed municipalities in the Republic of Croatia. Made a detailed plan for the zone "Podi" the zone "substation", which means that each entrepreneurial plot has planning permission for granted because it replaces the Statement of DPU's. This implies that firms that go directly to investors in the process of obtaining building permits. They are made all the necessary infrastructure and major projects ishođene building permit for infrastructure. Of the total urbanized area of ​​95% is already owned by the district used and the remaining lower part of the property - legally resolved with the previous owners.

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