Kvarner, Kvarner Gulf or Kvarner Bay is a region in Croatia which stretches from Moscenicka Draga in the north to Tribanj in the south.
Territory of Kvarner
- 3 600 km2
- It consists of three rivieras: Riviera of Opatija, Riviera of Crikvenica and Novi Vinodolski and Rijeka, the islands and the highland area
- Borders to Slovenia and sea border with Italy
Population in Kvarner
About 305 000; 144 000 inhabitants in Rijeka which is the biggest town
Climate in Kvarner
- Mediterranean climate on the coast and the islands
- moderately continental in the highland
Islands of Krk and Cres are also the biggest islands in Croatia. What is interesting about Cres is that it has a fresh water lake, Vrana.
Highest mountain peaks
- Risnjak (1528 m)
- Snjeznik (1506 m)
- Visevica (1428 m)
- Ucka (1396 m)