Krk (Ital. Veglia)
- Vjera Katalinić
Croatian island. The largest among the Croatian islands, situated in the North Adriatic littoral, in the gulf of Kvarnero. Throughout history, particularly since the Illyrian and Roman times, it shared the destiny of neighbouring islands under the long Venetian rule (1480–1793) and later, after the period of anti-Napoleonic wars, and until ...