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The settlement of Plomin Luka emerges at the foot of Plomin, at the very end of Plomin Bay, next to a former fertile valley. The development path of Plomin and Plomin Luka is both long and inseparable. Plomin Bay had an important strategic and traffic significance even in the time of Greek antiquity, and is mentioned, together with Plomin, in 100 BC under the name Kólpos flanatikòs. The bay has the shape of a fjord and is about 4 km long and at most 400 m wide. It is cut into the land above from where the mountains rise and is an excellent natural shield from wind and storms that can be fatal at sea, especially in Kvarner. The settlement has always existed as a trading and fishing port important for the export of bauxite, and is connected by rail to the mine in Šumber. This can be seen from the landscaped coast, but also from the curiosity that Plomin Luka once had a Port Authority. Until the end of the Second World War, Plomin Luka was an important traffic destination from where you could travel to Rijeka, Cres and Lošinj by regular ferry connection. Many sailors, fishermen and millers inhabited this little town, and the abandonment of the settlement began after the capitulation of Italy in 1943. The construction of two thermal power plants, the first in 1969 and the second in 2000, did however bring life back to the settlement. In addition to the thermal power plants, which produce about 12% of Croatia's total annual electricity needs, a 340-metre-high chimney was also built, which is the tallest building in Croatia. Respecting all the benefits of modern technology in the field of environmental protection, space has been left for the development of tourist accommodation facilities with quality gastro offerings and excursions. Today, Plomin Luka is still a fishing port, where yachtsmen also love to come.