The Istrian peninsula, part of the scenic Dalmatian Coast, has been settled for hundreds of thousands
of years and has seen empires come and go. Beautiful vistas, rocky shores, fertile farms
and a magnificent intact Roman amphitheatre in Pula attacts visitors worldwide.
Pula is the largest city in Istria County, Croatia, situated at the southern tip of the Istria peninsula,
with a population of 62,080 (2006). Like the rest of the region, it is known for its mild climate,
tame sea, and unspoiled nature. The city has a long tradition of winemaking, fishing, shipbuilding,
and tourism. Pula has also been Istria’s administrative center since ancient Roman times.