Gospić

Croatia

On the western edge of one of the largest karst fields in Croatia, Lika field, at the foot of the largest and most beautiful Croatian mountain Velebit, at the crossroads from north to south is the town of Gospic, economic, administrative, religious and cultural center of Lika-Senj County. The name Gospić was first recorded in historical sources in 1604. At that time it was a small settlement which in 1574 is mentioned as the village “Gospojina”.

An old legend says that in ancient times two princesses traveled through this area. One of them, Gospava, was seriously ill, but after drinking water from the river that flowed there, she recovered and gave her the name Lika. There he built his tower, which was named Gospić after him.

The town of Gospić consists of 50 settlements:

Aleksinica, Barlete, Bilaj, Brezik, Brušane, Budak, Bužim, Debelo Brdo I, Debelo Brdo II, Divoselo, Donje Pazarište, Drenovac Radučki, Gospić, Kalinovača, Kaniža Gospićka, Klanac, Kruščica, Kruškovac, Kukljić, Lički Čitluk, Lički Ribnik, Lički Osik, Lički Novi, Mala Plana, Medak, Mogorić, Mušaluk, Novoselo Trnovačko, Novoselo Bilajsko, Ornice, Ostrvica, Oteš, Pavlovac Vrebački, Počitelj, Podastrana, Podoštra, Popovača Pazariška, Rastoka, Rizvanuša, Smiljan, Smiljansko Polje, Široka Kula, Trnovac, Vaganac, Velika Plana, Veliki Žitnik, Vranovine, Vrebac, Zavođe, Žabica.

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The settlement of Gospić has 6,575 inhabitants.
It is the economic, social, cultural and sports seat of the City of Gospić – a unit of local self-government. It is the seat of the Lika-Senj County and the Gospić-Senj Diocese.

Contact

email
grad-gospic@gs.t-com.hr
address
Budačka 55, 53 000 Gospić
phone
+385 (0)53 572 025
Fax: +385 (0)574 177