Brod Moravice

Brod Moravice

Brod Moravice railway station

Municipal territory, shown in red, within Croatia
Brod Moravice

Municipal territory, shown in red, within Croatia

Coordinates: 45°27′36″N 14°58′12″E / 45.46000°N 14.97000°E / 45.46000; 14.97000Coordinates: 45°27′36″N 14°58′12″E / 45.46000°N 14.97000°E / 45.46000; 14.97000
Country  Croatia
Region Gorski Kotar
County Primorje-Gorski Kotar
  Mayor Dragutin Crnković
  Total 24 sq mi (62 km2)
Population (2001)
  Total 985
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website

Brod Moravice is a municipality in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County in western Croatia. There are 985 inhabitants, with 96% Croats and 4% Italians .


Brod Moravice was first mentioned in 1260. It is the smallest municipality, as for population, and oldest one in its county. The rural municipality was founded in the 14th century.[1]



The municipality, part of the historic and geographic large region of the Littoral, is located in the mountain range close to Croatian borders with Slovenia. It dists 65 km from Karlovac, 71 from Rijeka, 114 from Zagreb, 104 from Ljubljana and 144 from Trieste.


The municipality is divided into 38 localities, included the town of Brod Moravice itself. The population, as of 2011, is shown under brackets:

  • Gornji Šehovac (2)
  • Goršeti (3)
  • Kavrani (0)
  • Klepeće Selo (4)
  • Kocijani (14)
  • Lokvica (42)
  • Maklen (11)
  • Male Drage (14)
  • Moravička Sela (50)
  • Naglići (0)
  • Nove Hiže (1)
  • Novi Lazi (9)
  • Pauci (0)
  • Planica (1)
  • Podgorani (0)
  • Podstene (26)
  • Razdrto (9)
  • Smišljak (0)
  • Stari Lazi (35)
  • Šepci Podstenski (3)
  • Šimatovo (5)
  • Vele Drage (40)
  • Zahrt (3)
  • Zavrh (1)
  • Završje (0)

Main sights

The municipality counts lot of ancient church buildings.[1] It is also a receptive place for tourism due to its natural environment.[2]


Brod Moravice is crossed by the state road D3 and the nearest motorway is the A6 (nearest exit is the n.3 "Ravna Gora"). As for railways, it counts a station on the line Rijeka-Ogulin-Karlovac-Zagreb.


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