1911 Encyclopedia Britannica
A popular summer and winter resort of Austria, in Istria, 56 m. S.E. of Trieste by rail. Pop. (1900) 2343. It is situated on the Gulf of Quarnero in a sheltered position at the foot of the Monte Maggiore (4580 ft.), and is surrounded by beautiful woods of laurel. The average temperature is 50Â° Fahr. in winter, and 77Â° Fahr. in summer. The old abbey, San Giacomo della Priluca, from which the place derives its name, has been converted into a villa. Abbazia is frequented annually by about 16,000 visitors. The whole sea-coast to the north and south of Abbazia is rocky and picturesque, and contains several smaller winter-resorts. The largest of them is Lovrana (pop. 513), situated 5 m. to the south.
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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Abbazia'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/bri/a/abbazia.html. 1910.