"Island hopping" Kvarner and Highlands by anatlc

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The area consists of three geographic regions - the Croatian Coast (the coast under the Velebit range), the Kvarner bay islands of Krk, Rab, Losinj and Cres and north-eastern coast of Istria, and the hinterland mountainous region of Gorski Kotar. It also includes the north part of the island of Pag. The seat of administration is the city of Rijeka, which owes its architecture to Hungary whilst the islands are heavily influenced by the Venetians.

There are four major islands protecting the coast of the Gulf of Kvarner: Krk, Cres, Losinj and Rab, and app. 30 smaller islands such as : Unije, Susak, Plavnik, Srakane Velike, Srakane Male, Sv. Grgur and Goli Otok.

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  • BruceDunning's Profile Photo
    Apr 16, 2010 at 2:15 PM

    Y9ou photo album has great pictures of the region. We travel to Croatia next week and will stay in Rijeka for one week. We will surely enjoy it, and thank you for the information

  • Nov 14, 2005 at 10:04 PM

    wow, you have a serious page here

  • Angelinka's Profile Photo
    Jun 30, 2005 at 11:24 PM

    hey Ana, wonderful country you are living in, useful inftomations. have a nice day.A.

  • Jun 29, 2005 at 1:13 AM

    hey ana. i usually joke and call you a govno or something, but im being serious now. your page is great! i loved the info on the ancient greek origins. i wish you would build more pages on croatia. ok sroljica is back! lol ;-)

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