Bay of Bakar

The Bay of Bakar is located on the Croatian Adriatic coast, within the Gulf of Kvarner. There are two towns centered on bay of Bakar: Bakar and Kraljevica. While Bakar and Kraljevica are port towns, in outback of bay of Bakar there are the industry zones and free zones of Kukuljanovo. The bay itself contains Bulk Cargo Terminal of the Port of Rijeka, handling coal, iron ore and bulk cargo. Its annual capacity is 4 million tonnes and it accommodates Capesize ships.[1] The port facilities are planned to be expanded through construction of a car terminal in the bay.[2]

Panoramic view on the town Bakar and Bay of Bakar.


  • Length: 4.5 km.
  • Width:1 km
  • NE part: plentiful fresh water


  1. ^ "Terminals". Luka Rijeka d.d. Archived from the original on October 3, 2011. Retrieved August 23, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Tamara Opačak-Klobučar (January 2, 2011). "Gradi se "riječki suhi dok" za 250 milijuna € u Dugom Selu" [A Rijeka dry dock worth 250 million euro under construction in Dugo Selo]. Večernji list (in Croatian). Retrieved August 27, 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Coordinates: 45°17′30″N 14°33′38″E / 45.2917°N 14.5606°E / 45.2917; 14.5606