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Goli Otok

Historical Building Croatia, Croatia

The only gulag ever to exist in socialist Yugoslavia. Goli Otok

Goli otok (pronounced [ɡôliː ǒtok]; meaning "barren island"; Italian: Isola Calva) is a barren, uninhabited island that was the site of a political prison in use when Croatia was part of Yugoslavia. The prison was in operation between 1949 and 1989. The island is located in the northern Adriatic Sea just off the coast of Primorje-Gorski Kotar County, Croatia with an area of approximately 4 square kilometers (1.54 square miles).

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Goli otok, Lopar, Croatia

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