The island of Rab is situated in the Kvarner group of islands between 44 ° 41 'and 44 ° 51' north latitude and 14 ° 40 'and 14 ° 53' east longitude from Geenwicha. The town of Rab covers an area of 102.85 km2 archipelago (2.86% of total area Kvarner County) and 424.52 km2 in the waters of the Kvarner Bay. The island of Rab extends northwest to southeast, greater than 22 km from the Cape to the northwest cape to cape hub in the southeast. Maximum width is 11 km.Velebitski channel separates the island from the mainland, and the nearest land is in the extreme southeastern tip, and 1800 m from the island to the south is divided by a channel Pasko closely, to the west towards the islands of Cres and Losinj is Kvarnerić and from the island to the northwest gate Senjska share it. The island of Rab we find great differences. Najoskudniji vegetation and the north-eastern slopes of the peaks Kamenjak chain, which just rocks.The southwestern part of the island is something else, here a little grass, Cush, immortelle, milkweed, asparagus, white grapes, blueberries, white hawthorn, and after afforestation is very nicely developed several smaller complexes of pine and oak.
The greenest part of the island is an area Kalifront that the entire forest. This region is one of the most beautiful on the Mediteranean.In addition to oaks commonly encountered sage, pine and uljiku.Often we find here smilax, ivy, various ferns, and after the rain there are many different types of mushrooms. The forest in the central part of Kalifront is known as Uncle and is under special protection as a nature reserve, except where these species grow and hundreds of cork oak trees, what is a rarity on the Adriatic.
In the middle of the island manages most plant species. A large part of the land in this area has been turned into fertile fields, gardens, vineyards, orchards and olive groves, and on that part of the unimproved except uljike growing elm and oak, myrtle, ferns, various grasses, blackberries, juniper, spruce, and blossoming bushes of broom gives the Spring this a beautiful picture of the are