Pula (Italian Pola, istrovenetian Pola, Istrian Puola) is a town in Croatia. It is the largest city in Istria County, it is located at the southern tip of the Istrain peninsula, in the well-protected bay. Like the rest of the region it is known for it's mild climate, calm sea and untouched nature. The city has a long tradition of winemaking, fishing, shipbuilding and tourism and is known for being a transit port. Pula is Istria's administrative center since ancient Roman times.