Pučišća

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Pučišća is located in Croatia
Pučišća
Location of Pučišća in Croatia
A view of Pučišća's seafront

Pučišća (Croatian pronunciation: [pûtʃiːʃt͡ɕa], Italian: Pucischie) is a municipality in Croatia on the island of Brač in the Split-Dalmatia County. It has a population of 2,224 (2001 census), 99% which are Croats. The municipality consists of three settlements: Gornji Humac, Pražnica and Pučišća.

On March 8, 1944 German troops executed 24 local men from the town of Gornji Humac, including the local parish priest.[1]

Pure white limestone for the White House came from the quarries near Pučišća.[2]

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Coordinates: 43°20′52.08″N 16°44′02.04″E / 43.3478000°N 16.7339000°E / 43.3478000; 16.7339000