Losinj is a Croatian island situated in the northern Adriatic Sea, in Kvarner Gulf. It's almost due south of Rijeka and part of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County.
Losinj's settlements include Artatore, Ćunski, Mali Lošinj, Nerezine, Sveti Jakov and Veli Losinj. A regional road runs the island's length. Ferry connections (via Cres Island) include Brestova-Porozina, Mali Losinj-Pula, Mali Losinj-Zadar, Merag-Valbiska. Cres and Losinj are connected through a small bridge at Osor on Cres. There is also an airport on Losinj Island.
The total area of the island is 74.36 km2 (28.71 ml2). Its population is 9,590 inhabitants (2011 census). The highest elevation on Losinj Island is the mountain Televrin (also called Osorscica) at 588 m (1,929 ft). With around 2600 h of sunshine per year, the island of Losinj has become a popular destination for German, Italian and Slovenian tourists in the summer months. It has a mild climate and evergreen vegetation (myrtle, laurel, holm oak).
Before the independence from the Yugoslav Federation, there was Italian-speaking minority in Croatia (figures quoted in 1981 official census showed that the Italian minority accounted for just 1.5% of the resident population). Italian is popular as a 2nd language on Losinj Island.
The "Scraper", or Losinj's Apoxyomenos, is a bronze statue dating back to the first or second century BC. This type of figure was developed for the first time by the Greek sculptor Lysippos of 4th century BC. It was discovered underwater in Losinj archipelago close to the uninhabited Vele Orjule Island.
Losinj Island cruise terminal
Cruise ships to Losinj Island Croatia dock (anchor) at Mali Losinj - port town on the central-western coast.
Port Losinj Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Losinj Island, Mali Losinj, Croatia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
The Losinj Island cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Losinj Island, Mali Losinj, Croatia.
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