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Vela Luka

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Vela Luka is a small town and a municipality in Dubrovnik-Neretva County in southern Dalmatia, Croatia. The town is located on the western side of the island of Korčula at the bottom of a wide bay which has many indented coves. Vela Luka developed at the beginning of the 19th century in a deep sheltered bay. Its name means "big harbour" in Croatian chakavian. Inhabitants of the Island of Korčula and Pelješac often refer to it simply as "Luka" . It has several hotels and a medical centre called Kalos . The inhabitants are farmers, fishermen and workers in tourism. Also the town has other smaller industrial plants.PopulationAccording to the 2001 census, Vela Luka has a population of 4,380. Croats make up an absolute majority with 100% of the population.In 2011, the total population of Vela Luka (not including Potirna where 22 people are living, mostly from Vela Luka) was 4130.Additional informationIt has an average of over 2500 hours of sunny weather annually, and is the second largest place, in size, on the Adriatic islands. The diversity and richness of the cultural inheritance of Vela Luka can be seen in the exceptional museums and galleries that are located in the Center for Culture in the town center. The Center for Culture is located in the building that was constructed for school needs in the second half of the 19th century, so the building itself has historical significance. It is located near the Parish Church of St. Joseph. Together they create a magnificent urban structure in the typical Mediterranean spirit.
Vela Luka is in Korcula Island. Plan your visit to Vela Luka and other destinations in Croatia using our Croatia road trip planning website .
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