Jablanac

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Port of Jablanac

Jablanac is a village in Lika-Senj County, Croatia, located on the Adriatic Sea underneath the Velebit mountain, overlooking the island of Rab. The village used to have a ferry port that connected it to Rab, but that moved up the coast to Stinica in July 2012. The population of Jablanac is 83 (2011)[1] and it is located in the municipality of Senj (which lies to the north).

The village has a Post Office, 2 hotels (Ablana, which currently is closed, and Lux), 1 harbour front cafe (Ruža), 1 harbour front restaurant (Lux) and a street cafe/diner (Oaza). There is 1 small supermarket (Porat, currently closed) and a Harbourmaster's office. The nearest Mini-markets are in Stinica. The village also boasts the lowest mountaineering hut in the whole of Europe which, at 20 m above sea level, overlooks where the ferry used to dock. There is a newspaper kiosk and a fruit stall. Bread vans visit the village most days.

Local attractions include Zavratnica inlet where you can see a sunken military ferry wreck from WW2 and stunning scenery. Nearby is the Velebit mountain and the Northern Velebit National Park.

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  1. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Jablanac". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 

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Coordinates: 44°42′24″N 14°53′44″E / 44.7067°N 14.8956°E / 44.7067; 14.8956