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Kukar is a small village in Croatia located approximately 3 km from the town of Vrlika under the mountain Dinara. It was part of the Vrlika municipality.

View of Dinara mountain range from Kukar.


The history of the village of Kukar is closely tied with the history of the town and municipality of Vrlika. The village is named after the Croat tribe Kukari (singular Kukar), that had a privilege to choose the Croatian king (besides 11 other privileged Croat tribes).[1][2][3]

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