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City of Pula
Grad Pula
Città di Pola
Aerial view


Coat of arms
Coordinates: 44°52′N 13°51′E / 44.867°N 13.85°E / 44.867; 13.85Coordinates: 44°52′N 13°51′E / 44.867°N 13.85°E / 44.867; 13.85
Country Croatia
County Istria County
 • Mayor Boris Miletić (IDA)
 • City 51.65 km2 (19.94 sq mi)
Elevation 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2006)
 • City 62,080
 • Density 1,093.27/km2 (2,831.6/sq mi)
 • Metro 90,000
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 52100
Area code(s) 52
The Arena (colosseum) in Pula
The Arena (colosseum) in Pula
Temple of Roma and Augustus

Pula (Latin: Pietas Iulia) is the biggest city in Istria County, Croatia. It has a population of about 62,000 people as of the year 2006. It has a long tradition of winemaking, fishing, shipbuilding, and tourism. Pula is also an administrative center of Istria since Roman times.