Pula

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City of Pula
Grad Pula
Città di Pola
Aerial view
Aerial view
Flag of City of Pula
Coat of arms of City of Pula
Coordinates: 44°52′N 13°51′E / 44.867°N 13.850°E / 44.867; 13.850Coordinates: 44°52′N 13°51′E / 44.867°N 13.850°E / 44.867; 13.850
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/

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. Its most famous attraction is the well-preserved Roman ampitheatre. Pula is also an administrative center of Istria since Roman times.

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