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Punat is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County in western Croatia on the island of Krk. There are 1,973 inhabitants, with 90% Croats (2011).[1] The town first appears in writings from AD 1377, but the exact date of foundation is not known. In the bay there is the little island of Košljun.


  1. ^ "Population by Ethnicity, by Towns/Municipalities, 2011 Census: County of Primorje-Gorski kotar". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 

Coordinates: 45°00′52.92″N 14°37′44.04″E / 45.0147000°N 14.6289000°E / 45.0147000; 14.6289000