Primorje-Gorski Kotar county - Primorsko-goranska zupanija 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.The county includes the islands of Krk, Cres, Losinj and Rab. The county of Primorje-Gorski Kotar is situated in Northwestern Croatia, between Istria, Karlovac and Lika-Senj counties and the Adriatic Sea. To the north, the region borders Slovenia. This county has always been one of the best-developed tourist destinations in the country. Find property for sale in Primorsko-goranska zupanija (Primorje–Gorski Kotar County).
County is divided into three regions - the mountainous, the littoral and the island region.
The mountainous region of Gorski Kotar has a temperate continental to mountainous climate with rich forest and water resources. It is an area renowned for the excellent quality of air and water and therefore has a rich plant and animal life. The area is not built-up and it is scarcely populated.
The littoral region is characterized by the Mediterranean climate with some influences of the mountainous climate in the winter months. This area forms a semicircle around the Bay of Rijeka and the Channel of Vinodol, between the crests of Ucka Mountain in the west and mountains in the north and north-east on the edge of Gorski Kotar. Ucka Mountain is protected as a nature park because of its preserved landscapes, and its wealth of flora and fauna, resulting from the special climate here, where the Mediterranean climate becomes continental.
The county includes the islands of Krk, Cres, Rab and Losinj. The island region, characterized by the Mediterranean climate, is made up of two strings of Kvarner islands: the western string with Cres, Losinj and some smaller islands, and the eastern string with Rab and Krk and some uninhabited islands between them.
The largest islands are Cres and Krk. Island Krk is gently undulating and for the most part, cultivated and the well populated, while mountainous and more sparsely inhabited Cres is predominantly covered with grazing land and macchia.
Rab Island has two different faces: wild and stony in the east and mellow in the west, while Losinj island is a kind of oasis with a climate that is almost subtropical, it is a very popular tourist destination.
The ancient city of Rijeka, located on the coast of the Kvarner Bay, is the economical, cultural and transport centre of this part of Croatia. Rijeka, the county seat, economy largely depends on sea transport, shipbuilding and tourism. Buy real-estate (flat, apartment, house, luxury villa, land or business/commercial property) in Primorsko-goranska zupanija (Primorje–Gorski Kotar County).
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