Postira


Postira is a village and a municipality in Croatia in the Split-Dalmatia County on the island of Brač. The village of Postira is located on the northern coast of the island of Brač, eight kilometers from the island's port of Supetar. It is connected with nearby villages Pučišća, Splitska and Dol as well as with the city of Supetar with paved road, where local bus lines operate. The municipality has a total population of 1,559 in two settlements:[2] In the 2011 census, 98.5% of the population were Croats.[3] Postira was first mentioned in the 14th century. It is assumed that its name come from the Latin pastura. Several stone buildings and palaces speak of the rich merchant history of the village, most of which are still standing. They were built using the special Brac stone from the surrounding quarries. The main activities are ... Find out more →