LAG LIKA area

Basic information of local governments in the area of LAG LIKA

City Gospic

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City Gospic local governments, and represents an urban, historical, natural, economic and social entity. As part of the City included the suburbs of the urban areas constitute an economic entity and are related to them daily migrations and daily needs of the population of local significance.

City Gospic makes 50 settlements, and covers an area of 966.64 km2 and has a population of 12,745.

City Senj

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The town of Senj is the largest urban agglomeration on Croatian coast between Rijeka and Zadar. The town area includes the coast, a distance of 76 km and is located between the sea, the hills of Kapela and Velebit.

Senj made up of 27 villages and covers an area of 658 km2 and has a population of 7,182.

Municipality Brinje

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Brinje is a village in the northwestern part of Lika and municipality in Lika-located in the Brinje karst field in the northwestern part of the Gacka field in Brinje basin, on the route of Josephine road and with today’s highway Zagreb – Split and the intersection of State Road Duga Resa – Josipdol – Žuta lokva -Senj (old Josephine road).

Brinje Municipality consists of 12 villages and covers an area of 358.2 km2 and has 3,256 inhabitants.

Municipality Donji Lapac

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Donji Lapac is located in the eastern region of Lika, a place known by the name of Lika Pounje, below the mountain Plješivica. Communication is linked to the Bihać in the north, the south road leading to Gracac, Knin and Zadar, and over the mountain Plješivica dirt road with Korenica and Plitvice Lakes.

Municipality Donji Lapac makes 18 settlements, and covers an area of 354.2 km2 and has 2,113 inhabitants.

Municipality of Gračac

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Gračac municipality is located in the Zadar County, in southern Lika, and is the largest municipality in Croatia. Since Dalmatia is separated high massif of Velebit. One of the many peculiarities of Gračac is that the four kilometers from Gračac is the biggest cave complex in Croatia: Cerovac caves.

Municipality Gračac makes 39 settlements, covers an area of 955 km2 and has a population of 4,690.

Municipality Karlobag

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The area of Karlobag represents the southwest coastal Velebit mountain and part of the former municipality of Gospic (part of Velebit coastal slopes), is located in southwest Coun – ty (part of the Velebit mountain range), within which borders the local government units in the same county, and to the northwest of the relatively short with the city of Senj and the northeast with a long border with the city of Gospic, and has a short border in the southeast with the municipality Starigrad from Zadar county, while to the west provides part of a long but narrow channel, through which borders the Cities Novalja in the northwest and Pag in the southwest, located on the island of Pag. Municipality of Karlobag is a marvelous blend of the Mediterranean and the continent.

Karlobag Municipality consists of 14 settlements, and covers an area of 283 km2 and has a population of 917.

Municipality Lovinac

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Lovinac located on the edge of the Lika field is small and progressive municipality, which focused on economic development based on sustainable tourism and agriculture. Lovinac is naturally bounded shoots Lika mid-elevation areas in the northeast and southeast of the mountain range Resnik. Distinct geographic among sub-Mediterranean area to the southwest side, makes Velebit. The desirability and importance of the geographical position of the municipality resulting from its location on the edge of the Lika basin, which is naturally associated with Gračac field.

Lovinac Municipality has 10 villages and covers an area of 341.92 km2 and has 1,007 inhabitants.

Municipality Perušić

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By its spatial position within the Lika-Senj County Perušić Municipality occupies part of its central area, with its western part is bordered by the town of Senj, while the northern edge is the border to the City of Otočac and Plitvice Lakes. Its remaining south-eastern and southern outskirts of the Municipality of Perušić borders with the town of Gospić, which represents the center of the county.

Perušić Municipality has 18 villages and covers an area of 382.94 km2 and has 2,638 inhabitants.

Municipality of Plitvice Lakes

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Municipality Plitvice Lakes is situated in the northeastern part of Lika-Senj. Due to the relief of the municipality is hilly area where you stand mountains of Mala Kapela and Plješivica. The headquarters of Plitvice Lakes in Korenica. Korenica is a tourist village located in the foothills of Pljesevica, approximately 20 kilometers from Plitvice Lakes National Park. Advantages of Plitvice Lakes are healthy and pure nature which provides conditions for organic food production, development of hunting and rural tourism, the wealth of many sources of drinking water quality forests and other natural resources.

Municipality Plitvice Lakes extends over 430.79 km2 and has 41 settlements and 4,373 inhabitants.

Rakovica municipality


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Rakovica municipality is situated in the central part of the Croatian, the Kordun region, or it can be said that it is located on the southern border of the region that is “leaning” to Lika. Very often, this area is Lika, and residents from Lika. In the municipality of Rakovica increasingly began to develop tourism and agriculture, which is the main activity in the region.

Rakovica municipality has 27 villages and covers an area of 261 km2 and has a population of 2,387.

Municipality Udbina

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Udbina is a village located in the central region of Lika, on a busy highway Zagreb – Split, on almost equal distance from both cities. Udbina Municipality borders with the municipalities of Plitvice Lakes – north, Donji Lapac – east, Gospić and Lovinac – Gračac and west – south. The area is rich in Udbina natural heritage and rich gastronomic offer.

Udbina Municipality consists of 26 settlements, covers an area of 683.15 km2 and has 1,874 inhabitants.

Municipality Vrhovine

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District Municipality of Vrhovine stretches on the slopes of Mala Kapela between the Plitvice Lakes National Park and Velebit on an important transit traffic route D52 (which connects the Adriatic Sea through Senj, Otocac and Vrhovina with known natural beauty of Plitvice and the railway route connecting Zagreb and Rijeka and Dalmatia.

Municipality Vrhovine makes 7 villages in an area of 223.23 km2 and has 1,381 inhabitants.