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Location of Krk in Croatia
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Location of Krk in Croatia

Krk (Italian Veglia, 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. Image File history File links CroatiaKrk. ... Image File history File links CroatiaKrk. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... A satellite image of the Adriatic Sea. ... Rijeka (in local Croatian dialects Rika and Reka; Fiume in Italian and Hungarian, Reka in Slovene; Sankt Veit am Flaum in older German; R(ij)eka and Fiume both mean river) is the principal seaport of Croatia, located on Kvarner Bay, an inlet of the Adriatic Sea. ... The Kvarner bay (Croatian kvarnerski zaljev, Italian Golfo del Quarnero/Quarnaro/Carnaro; sometimes also Kvarner gulf) is a bay in northern Adriatic Sea, located between the Istria peninsula and the northern Croatian seacoast. ... Primorje-Gorski Kotar county - Primorsko-goranska županija is a county in western Croatia that includes the Bay of Kvarner and the surrounding Northern Croatian seacoast, and the mountainous region of Gorski Kotar. ...


Krk is the largest Adriatic island, with an area of 405 km² (exactly 405,218,994 m²)), and also the most populous one, with numerous towns and villages totalling 16,402 (2001). Although recent student surveys pointed that Cres is the largest Croatian island, official data show that Krk is the largest.

Krk detail
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Krk detail

The municipalities and larger settlements on Krk include: Image File history File links Krk. ... Image File history File links Krk. ...

  • The eponymous city of Krk, with 5,491 inhabitants (2001), located at 45°13′N 14°32′E.
  • Omišalj, 2,998 people
  • Malinska-Dubašnica, 2,726 people
  • Punat, 1,876 people
  • Dobrinj, 1,970 people
  • Baška, 1,554 people
  • Vrbnik, 1,245 people

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Omišalj is a small coastal town in the north-west of the island of Krk in Croatia. ... Malinska is a town in the northwestern part of the island Krk in Croatia and an important touristic town. ... Punat is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Dobrinj is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Baska is a town located on the island of Krk, in the Kvarner Bay, in the Adriatic Seacoast of Croatia. ... Vrbnik (also spelled Vrbnik) is a Croatian village perched on a rocky outcrop by the Adriatic sea on the east coast of the island of Krk. ...

Economics and infrastructure

Krk (italian Veglia) is located rather near the mainland and has been connected to it via a 1,430 meter two-arch concrete bridge since 1980, one of the longest concrete bridges in the world. Due to the proximity to the city of Rijeka (italian Fiume), Omišalj (italian Castelmuschio) also hosts the Rijeka International Airport as well as an oil refinery (related to the Rijeka port tanker facilities). A monastery lies on the small island of Košljun in a bay off the coast of Krk. Concrete is a construction material that consists, in its most common form, of Portland cement, construction aggregate (generally gravel and sand) and water. ... A log bridge in the French Alps near Vallorcine. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... OmiÅ¡alj is a small coastal town in the north-west of the island of Krk in Croatia. ... Rijeka Airport (IATA: RJK, ICAO: LDRI) is the airport serving Rijeka, Croatia. ... View of Shell Oil Refinery in Martinez, California. ... Seaport, a painting by Claude Lorrain, 1638 The Port of Wellington at night. ... Monastery of St. ... KoÅ¡ljun is a tiny island in the Adriatic Sea in a bay off the coast of Krk. ...


Krk is a popular tourist destination, because of the situation and proximity to Slovenia, southern Germany, Austria, and northern Italy. Since the collapse of the Eastern Bloc, many tourists have appeared from Hungary, Romania, and other former Eastern Bloc countries. A map of the Eastern Bloc. ...


History

The island has been inhabited since before 10th century BCE. The Romans called the island Curicta. During the Roman Civil War, the Bay of Curicta was the scene of sea combat between the fleets of Caesar and Pompey. (Redirected from 10th century BCE) (11th century BC - 10th century BC - 9th century BC - other centuries) (1000s BC - 990s BC - 980s BC - 970s BC - 960s BC - 950s BC - 940s BC - 930s BC - 920s BC - 910s BC - 900s BC - other decades) (3rd millennium BC - 2nd millennium BC - 1st millennium BC) Events... This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... There were several Roman civil wars, especially during the time of the late Republic. ... Caesar may refer to the following: Related to Ancient Roman times Caesar (title), a title used by Roman Emperors Julius Caesar (100 BC–44 BC), a famous politician and military leader He used the Caesar cipher in his military campaigns. ... Pompey, Pompey the Great or Pompey the Triumvir [1] (Classical Latin abbreviation: CN·POMPEIVS·CN·F·SEX·N·MAGNVS[2], Gnaeus or Cnaeus Pompeius Magnus) (September 29, 106 BC – September 29, 48 BC), was a distinguished military and political leader of the late Roman republic. ...


Over a thousand years later, the island was the center of the Vegliot dialect of the Dalmatian language. Krk was also the seat of medieval bishops and important nobility, the Frankopans. Dalmatian is an extinct Romance language formerly spoken along the Dalmatian coast of Croatia and as far south as Kotor in Montenegro. ... The Middle Ages formed the middle period in a traditional schematic division of European history into three ages: the classical civilization of Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and modern times. ... A mitre is used as a symbol of the bishops ministry. ... The Frankopans are a Croatian-Dalmatian noble family. ...


Culture and religion

Krk has historically been a center of Croatian culture. Various literature in Glagolitic alphabet was created and in part preserved on Krk (notably the Baška Tablet, the oldest preserved text in Croatian). Tablet inscribed with the Glagolitic alphabet The Glagolitic alphabet or Glagolitsa is the oldest known Slavonic alphabet. ... Baška tablet (Bašćanska ploča) is one of the first monuments of Croatian language. ...


Catholic bishopric

A Catholic diocese, called Veglia, existed, under Austrian rule suffragan of Görz-Gradisca. Parallel to the Dinaric Alps are a number of rocky islands, separated from the mainland by a deep, though narrow, strait. The largest of them is Veglia, which in the year 1000 had a bishop, Vitalis, who was preset at a synod in Spoleto. Pope Eugene III made it a suffragan of Zara, but since 1828 it has been under Görz. Bartholomaus Bozarich was present at the assembly of bishops in 1849 and his successor was a member of the First Vatican Council. Although Veglia is a triple see, it contained in the early 20th Century only 809,000 Catholics, 95 secular priests, 64 regulars, and 68 nuns. Under bishop Antun Mahnić (1896-1920) the Altslawi academy was established in 1902, and existed until 1927. A bishop is an ordained person who holds a specific position of authority in any of a number of Christian churches. ... Spoleto (Latin: Spoletium), 42°44′ N 12°44′ E, an ancient town in the Italian province of Perugia in east central Umbria, at 385 meters (1391 ft) above sea-level on a foothill of the Apennines. ... The Blessed Eugene III, né Bernardo Pignatelli (d. ... Zara is: the Italian name of the city of Zadar (official 13th-20th century) the Italian cruiser Zara the Zara class cruiser A Spain-based chain of retail clothing stores and clothing brand the name of an Austrian NGO committed to anti-racism work (www. ... The First Vatican Council was summoned by Pope Pius IX by the bull Aeterni Patris of June 29, 1868. ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 3 - Babe Ruth is traded by the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees for $125,000, the largest sum ever paid for a player at that time. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ...

  • Still more ancient is the see of Ossero (Lusin, Absor, Auxerensis), to whose bishop Pope John VIII wrote in 870. The fifty-fifth bishop, Raccamarich, was transferred to Cattaro in 1818, and Ossero and Veglia were united.
  • The See of Arbe (Scardona) is even more ancient. Its first known bishop attended a council at Salona in 530. The fifty-eight bishop, Galzigna (d. in 1823), was also the last, as his diocese was merged in that of Veglia.

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Other

The fictional island Everon from the video game Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis is based on Krk. Namcos Pac-Man was a hit, and became a cultural phenomenon. ...


Further reading

  • Anton Bozanić: Mahnić i njegova Staroslavenska akademija. Krk u. Rijeka 2002.

Sources and external links


The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Catholic Encyclopedia, also referred to today as the Old Catholic Encyclopedia, is an English-language encyclopedia published in 1913 by The Encyclopedia Press. ...

edit Municipalities of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Flag of Croatia
Bakar | Baška | Brod Moravice | Cres | Crikvenica | Čabar | Čavle | Delnice | Dobrinj | Fužine | Jelenje | Kastav | Klana | Kostrena | Kraljevica | Krk | Lokve | Lovran | Mali Lošinj | Malinska-Dubašnica | Matulji | Mošćenička Draga | Mrkopalj | Novi Vinodolski | Omišalj | Opatija | Punat | Rab | Ravna Gora | Rijeka | Skrad | Vinodolska | Viškovo | Vrbnik | Vrbovsko

Coordinates: 45°4′N 14°36′E Primorje-Gorski Kotar county - Primorsko-goranska županija is a county in western Croatia that includes the Bay of Kvarner and the surrounding Northern Croatian seacoast, and the mountainous region of Gorski Kotar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Croatia. ... Bakar (Italian: Buccari) is a town in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia, population 1,566 (2001), total municipality population 7,773 (2001). ... BaÅ¡ka on the map of Croatia BaÅ¡ka is a small town located on the island of Krk, in the Kvarner Bay, in the Adriatic Seacoast of Croatia. ... Brod Moravice is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Location of Cres in Croatia Cres (Italian Cherso, Latin Crepsa) is an Adriatic island in Croatia. ... Crikvenica is a town in the west of Croatia, population 7,121 (2001), total municipality population 11,348 (2001). ... ÄŒabar is a town and municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... ÄŒavle is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Delnice is a town in western Croatia, the largest settlement in the mountainous region of Gorski Kotar, in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county. ... Dobrinj is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Fužine is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Jelenje is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Kastav is little historical town near Rijeka and under Opatija (touristic centre of region). ... Klana is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Kostrena is the Croatian municipality east of Rijeka on the Kvarner Bay. ... Kraljevica (known as Porto Re in Italian and literally translated as Kings cove in English) is a town in the Kvarner region of the country of Croatia, located between Rijeka and Crikvenica, approximately thirty kilometers from Opatija and near the entrance to the bridge to the island of Krk. ... The Romanian Orthodox church. ... Lovran, a small city situated on the western coast of Istria, Croatia. ... Mali LoÅ¡inj is a town and municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Malinska-DubaÅ¡nica is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Matulji is a municipality in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Croatia. ... Mošćenička Draga on the map of Croatia Mošćenička Draga is municipality in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County. ... Mrkopalj on the map of Croatia Coat of arms Mrkopalj is a town in the mountainous part of Croatia in the region of Gorski kotar, located south of Delnice. ... Novi Vinodolski is a town on the Adriatic in Croatia, located south of Crikvenica, Selce and Bribir and north of Senj. ... OmiÅ¡alj is a small coastal town in the north-west of the island of Krk in Croatia. ... Opatija (Italian Abbazia) is a city in western Croatia, just southwest of Rijeka on the Adriatic coast, population 7,850 (2001), total municipality population 12,719 (2001). ... Punat is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Coat of arms The historic town center of Rab Rab (Italian Arbe) 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. ... Ravna Gora is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Rijeka (in local Croatian dialects Rika and Reka; Fiume in Italian and Hungarian, Reka in Slovene; Sankt Veit am Flaum in older German; R(ij)eka and Fiume both mean river) is the principal seaport of Croatia, located on Kvarner Bay, an inlet of the Adriatic Sea. ... Skrad is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Vinodolska is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... ViÅ¡kovo is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county in western Croatia. ... Vrbnik (also spelled Vrbnik) is a Croatian village perched on a rocky outcrop by the Adriatic sea on the east coast of the island of Krk. ... Vrbovsko is a town and a municipality in western Croatia, situated at the far east of the mountainous region of Gorski Kotar in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar county; on its 280 square kilometers area, Vrbovsko features 60 settlements and 6,047 inhabitants (2001). ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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