Hreljin

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Hreljin
Skyline of Hreljin
Hreljin is located in Croatia
Hreljin
Hreljin
Location of Hreljin in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°16′59″N 14°35′56″E / 45.283°N 14.599°E / 45.283; 14.599
Country  Croatia

Hreljin is a village in western Croatia, just northeast of Bakar and northwest of Kraljevica, above Bakarski zaljev.

Hreljin administratively belongs to the city of Bakar, situated in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County - Primorsko-goranska županija.

The village includes the hamlets of Solnice (center of village), Pod Solnice, Biljin, Raskrizje, Stara cesta, Copovsko, Knezovo, Tursko, Vidasko, Sobolsko, Zastene, Gaj, Maj, Lonja, Glavicina, Dorisko, Placa, Kalac, Dragisino, Hrustica, Popelisce, Princica, Kalvarija, Cerkul, Fister, Melnice and Plase.

History[edit]

Legend claims that a Greek named Herkul founded the village.

In 1228 Hreljin signed the Vinodol act making Hreljin Castle one of nine Vinodol castles.

Church Sv. Jurja on Hreljin

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 45°16′56″N 14°36′03″E / 45.28222°N 14.60083°E / 45.28222; 14.60083