|Pula (Croatian ˈpuːla)|
|Latin name: Pietas Julia, Italian name: Pola a port in NW Croatia at the S tip of the Istrian Peninsula: made a Roman military base in 178 |
major port and industrial centre and seat of the kotar regional administration in Croatia, at the southern tip of the Istria Peninsula at the head of the Bay of Pula. It is linked to Trieste and Ljubljana by road and rail. Pula has a large, almost landlocked harbour in which there is a naval base and the Uljanik shipyards.
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