Glavotok

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Glavotok
Village
Glavotok is located in Krk
Glavotok
Glavotok
Location of Glavotok in Croatia
Glavotok is located in Croatia
Glavotok
Glavotok
Glavotok (Croatia)
Coordinates: 45°05′N 14°26′E / 45.083°N 14.433°E / 45.083; 14.433Coordinates: 45°05′N 14°26′E / 45.083°N 14.433°E / 45.083; 14.433
Country Croatia
County Primorje-Gorski Kotar
IslandKrk
Population
 (2001)
 • Total30[1]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
51511
Area code(s)051
Vehicle registrationRI

Glavotok is a village on the island of Krk, Croatia. It is situated in the westernmost part of the island, 17km from the city of Krk.

History[edit]

Its history dates to the 14th century when it was feudal land under the Frankopan family. In 1473 the land was given to the Third Order Regular of Saint Francis of Penance.[2] The franciscan monastery is still active to this day.[3]

Economy[edit]

Glavotok is a tourist destination due to its cultural and historical heritage and nature, with a protected forest reserve in the vicinity of the village.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DRŽAVNI ZAVOD ZA STATISTIKU - REPUBLIKA HRVATSKA". www.dzs.hr.
  2. ^ "Obitelj Frankopani". ARHiNET (digital archive information system of Croatian State Archives). Retrieved 2018-12-20.
  3. ^ "Glavotok monastery".
  4. ^ "Glavotok today".