Vrsar

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Vrsar/Orsera
Municipality
Vrsar/Orsera Municipality
Općina Vrsar - Comune di Orsera[1]
Vrsar old harbor
Vrsar old harbor
Flag of Vrsar/Orsera
Flag
Vrsar/Orsera is located in Croatia
Vrsar/Orsera
Vrsar/Orsera
Location of Vrsar/Orsera in Croatia
Coordinates: 45°09′N 13°36′E / 45.150°N 13.600°E / 45.150; 13.600Coordinates: 45°09′N 13°36′E / 45.150°N 13.600°E / 45.150; 13.600
Country Croatia
CountyIstria
Government
 • MajorFranko Štifanić (IDS)
Population
 (2001)
 • Total2,703
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitevrsar.hr

Vrsar (Venetian: 'Orsera') is a small town in Istria, Croatia located 9 kilometers south of Porec.[2][3]

History[edit]

Vrsar was part of the Republic of Venice (1420-1797), then of the French Kingdom of Italy firstly, and Illyrian Provinces till 1814. After the fall of Napoleon, it was part of the Austrian Littoral up to 1915 then became part of Kingdom of Italy (1918–1947) after which it was part of Yugoslavia until 1991 when incorporated in the Republic of Croatia.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Statute of Vrsar art. 2
  2. ^ "Vrsar - tourist guide". Adriagate. Retrieved 2019-12-15.
  3. ^ Sinke (2016-09-12). "Three Reasons to Visit Vrsar". Croatia Times. Retrieved 2019-12-15.
  4. ^ "Vrsar - Travel guide for tourists in Istria, Croatia". Istria Sun. Retrieved 2019-12-15.