Ličko Polje (Lika)

Ličko Polje
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The mountain of Zir lies in Ličko Polje
Ličko Polje is located in Croatia
Ličko Polje
Ličko Polje
Floor elevation 565–590 m (1,854–1,936 ft)
Area 465 km2 (180 sq mi)
Geography
Country Croatia
State/Province Lika-Senj County
Population center Gospić
Borders on Velebit (west) and Lika range (east)
Coordinates 44°34′43″N 15°20′40″E / 44.5786°N 15.3445°E / 44.5786; 15.3445Coordinates: 44°34′43″N 15°20′40″E / 44.5786°N 15.3445°E / 44.5786; 15.3445
Mountain range Dinaric Alps
Rivers Lika and Ričina

Ličko Polje (English: Ličko field) is a polje (karstic field) in the Lika region, located in Croatia. Being the largest in Croatia, the field covers an area of 465 km², and consists of five smaller fields: Lipovo, Kosinjsko, Bazaar, Brezovo and Gospićki [1]

The field is characterized by some inselbergs, among them Zir (852 m), Otež (745 m) and Debeljak (882 m). The population is engaged in crops and farming. Largest settlement is Gospić.

References

  1. ^ Ličko polje Hrvatska enciklopedija

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