ROVINJ, GENERAL INFORMATIONRovinj (in Italian: Rovigno) is located on the western coast of Istria in Croatia.Istria is the biggest Adriatic peninsula .The climate is mediterranean, the average temperature in January is 4.8 C, wheras the average in July is 22.3 C. Rovinj has around 15.000 inhabitants, and most of them are largely engaged in tourism, in the fishing trade, in agriculture, wine business and in wineculture. The town has a rich history, as well as interesting architectural buildings, beautiful natural resources and industrious people who are certainly worth a visit.Rovinj is also one of the most famous tourist centers in Istria and Croatia, that is attended by many foreign and domestic guests. The accomodation capacities are diverse, reaching from campsites and private apartments and rooms to smaller board and lodging places and high class hotels.It is hard to say with 100% certainity in which period Rovinj developed. For the first time it is mentioned in a work named «Cosmographia» by an anonimous inhabitant of Ravenna, who wrote about «Castrum Rubini» from the 5th century. It is very likely that Rovinj is much older, emerging somewhere at the turn of the 3rd and the 4th centuries

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