Pula

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City of Pula

Grad Pula

Città di Pola
Aerial view
Aerial view
Flag of City of Pula
Flag
Coat of arms of City of Pula
Coat of arms
CountryCroatia
CountyIstria County
Government
 • MayorBoris Miletić (IDA)
Area
 • City51.65 km2 (19.94 sq mi)
Elevation
30 m (100 ft)
Population
(2006)
 • City62,080
 • Density1,093.27/km2 (2,831.6/sq mi)
 • Metro
90,000
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
52100
Area code(s)52
Websitehttp://www.pula.hr/
The Arena (colosseum) in Pula
The Arena (colosseum) in Pula
Temple of Roma and Augustus

Pula (Latin: Pietas Iulia) is the biggest city in Istria County, Croatia. It has a population of about 62,000 people as of the year 2006. It has a long tradition of winemaking, fishing, shipbuilding, and tourism. It's most famous attraction is the well-preserved Roman ampitheatre. Pula is also an administrative center of Istria since Roman times.