Istria is the north-westernmost region of . In a triangular shape, it is bordered in the north by , east by the region of Croatia and on the south and west by the Adriatic Sea.

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is the largest city in , , and the eighth-largest city in the country, situated at the southern tip of the Istrian peninsula, with a population of 57,460 in 2011. Photo: Poco a poco, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city in situated on the north Adriatic Sea with a population of 14,294. Photo: Orlovic, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is on the Adriatic coast of in the region of Istria. Photo: Thaler Tamas, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a coastal town in Istria, . The town hosts an annual ATP tennis tournament on clay courts. Photo: Podzemnik, CC BY-SA 4.0.


is in the Istria region of . The archipelago lies off Istria's west coast, a 15-minute boat journey from , just north of . Photo: Massimo Telò, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Vodnjan; Italian: Dignano) is a town in , , located about 10 kilometers north of the largest city in Istria, . Photo: Orlovic, Copyrighted free use.

is a popular hilltop town in Istria, a peninsula of . Photo: Maesi64, CC0.

is a millennia-old little town in Istria. used to be a fisherman's village, but it is now more famous as a family tourist destination. Photo: Nikl Gábor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small coastal town in the Istria region of Croatia. Photo: Juloml, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village in the Istria region, . As a tourist destination it's mostly known as transport hub for boat trips to the popular archipelago. Photo: Modzzak, CC BY-SA 3.0.


Latitude of center
45° or 45° north
Longitude of center
14° or 14° east
197 metres (646 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Istria
  • Arabic: إستريا
  • Arabic: شبه جزيرة إستريا
  • Aragonese: Peninsula d'Istria
  • Armenian: Իստրիա
  • Azerbaijani: İstriya
  • Basque: Istria
  • Belarusian: Істрыя
  • Bosnian: Istra
  • Breton: Istria
  • Bulgarian: Истрия
  • Catalan: Regió d'Ístria
  • Chinese: 伊斯特拉半島
  • Chinese: 伊斯特里亞半島
  • Croatian: Istra
  • Czech: Istria
  • Czech: Istrie
  • Danish: Istrien
  • Dutch: Istrië
  • Esperanto: Istrio
  • Estonian: Istria
  • Finnish: Istria
  • French: Istrie
  • Galician: Istria
  • Georgian: ისტრია
  • German: Histerreich
  • German: Histrien
  • German: Istra
  • German: Istria
  • German: Istrien
  • German: Mark Istrien
  • German: Markgrafschaft Istrien
  • Greek: Ίστρια
  • Hebrew: איסטריה
  • Hungarian: Isztriai-félsziget
  • Icelandic: Istría
  • Indonesian: Istria
  • Italian: Istria
  • Japanese: イストリア半島
  • Korean: 이스트라반도
  • Latin: Histria
  • Latvian: Istras pussala
  • Latvian: Istrija
  • Lithuanian: Istrija
  • Lombard: Istria
  • Luxembourgish: Istrien
  • Macedonian: Истра
  • Norwegian: Istria
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Istria
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Istria
  • Persian: ایستریا
  • Polish: Istria
  • Portuguese: Ístria
  • Romanian: Peninsula Istria
  • Russian: Истрия
  • Sardinian: Ìstria
  • Serbian: Истра
  • Serbo-Croatian: Istra
  • Silesian: Istryjo
  • Slovak: Istria
  • Slovenian: Istra
  • Spanish: Istria
  • Swedish: Istrien
  • Thai: อิสเตรีย
  • Turkish: İstirya
  • Ukrainian: Істрія
  • Urdu: ایستریا
  • Venetian: Istria
  • Vietnamese: Istria
  • Welsh: Istria
  • Wu Chinese: 伊斯特拉半岛

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