Poreč is a city and port on the western coast of the Istrian peninsula, in Istria county, Croatia.
Poreč is almost 2,000 years old, and is based on a harbour protected from the sea by the small island of Sveti Nikola (Saint Nicholas). The city's population of around 10,500 resides mostly on the outskirts. Including nearby municipalities, there are 17,500 inhabitants, 20,000 within the Poreč municipality limits. The city area covers 142 km², with the 37 km long shoreline stretching from the Mirna river near Novigrad to Funtana and Vrsar in the south.