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Bakar (Italian: Buccari, Turkish: Bakır (copper), Hungarian: Szádrév) is a town in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County in western Croatia. The population of the town is 1,566 (2001), while the population of the municipality is 7,773. 90% declare themselves Croats (2001). The old part of Bakar is situated on a hill overlooking the Bay of Bakar. "Bakar" is the Croatian and Turkish word for copper. Bakar is a port for bulk cargo and used to be known for its industrial complex that included coke factory which produced considerable amount of pollution. Bakar's coke factory was closed in 1995 and the area's pollution has subsided significantly.

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  • Copyright: georg nowak (jurek1951) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2558 W: 163 N: 5579] (40949)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-06-23
  • Categories: Nature, Architecture
  • Exposure: f/4.5, 1/500 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-01-21 1:34
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