Lopar, Croatia

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Lopar
Municipality
San Marino Beach
San Marino Beach
Lopar is located in Croatia
Lopar
Lopar
Location of Lopar within Croatia
Coordinates: 44°49′48″N 14°43′48″E / 44.83000°N 14.73000°E / 44.83000; 14.73000
Country Croatia
County Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
Government
 • Mayor Alen Andreškić (HDZ)
Elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,204
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 51 281
Area code(s) 051
Website opcina-lopar.hr

Lopar (Italian: Loparo) is a Croatian municipality of Primorje–Gorski Kotar County. It gained the municipality status in 2006 and its population amounts of 1,120.

Geography[edit]

The municipality is situated in the northest side of Rab island. Close to its coast there are located the two little islands of Goli otok (literary Barren island) and Sveti Grgur (St. Gregory).

Notable people[edit]

Lopar is suddenly considered the birthplace of Saint Marinus (born in the island of Rab), the founder of the eponymous republic.

Tourism[edit]

Lopar is popular for its sandy beaches like San Marino beach, or Sahara Beach.

Livacina Beach next to Paradise Beach in Lopar

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Coordinates: 44°49′48″N 14°43′48″E / 44.83000°N 14.73000°E / 44.83000; 14.73000