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Krbava field

Krbava (pronounced [kř̩bav̞a]; Latin: Corbavia) is a historical region located in Mountainous Croatia. It can be considered either located east of Lika, or indeed as the eastern part of Lika. The town of Udbina is the central settlement of the Krbava karst field.


Krbava was one of twelve medieval regions of that later comprised the later Lika-Krbava County.[1] It was the seat of a Catholic bishopric between 1185 and 1460.[2] Numerous historical sources, mainly in Latin, referred to toponyms within Krbava, most of which have been correlated with modern-day toponymy.[3]

The most important historical event in Krbava was the Battle of Krbava Field in 1493.

During Croatia in the union with Hungary, nobility were given the title "of Krbava" (de Corbauia).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Klaić 1902, p. 1.
  2. ^ Klaić 1902, p. 129.
  3. ^ Klaić 1902, p. 129–137.


Coordinates: 44°36′N 15°42′E / 44.6°N 15.7°E / 44.6; 15.7