The island was first settled by the Illyrian tribes of Japoda and Liburna, followed by the Greeks when the island of Krk belongs to the villages of Elektridski or Apsirtid, today called Kvarner Islands.
The traces of the Romans lead to the end of the ancient era and the early centuries of the new era. However, at the end of the 6th century, the settlement of Croats on the island became the absolute majority of the population.
Krk was very early on the island of Krk and it was already in the 5th century. E. Formed a diocese with a center in the city of Krk and the first known bishop Andrija (680). Croats were descending in castles, so today the island has four different dialects.
At the end of the 12th century, these generations and famous princes Krcko-Frankopani appeared.
It is the only family on the Adriatic islands that developed to power in Europe - originals from Vrbnik, and their possessions spread to the mainland: Trsat, Bakar, Kraljevica, Crikvenica, Novi Vinodolski and Otocac, Brinje etc. and the Frankopans At the peak of their power, possessed a territory equal to half of today's Croatia.
Some of the princes of this family were also Croats, Banks. The first known Frankopan was Dujam first (1118th) and the last Fran Krsto whom he was given to execute in 1671 and King Leopold Habsburg.
The island of Krk fell to Venice in 1480 as the last island on the Adriatic when Prince Ivan Frankopan was taken to the Venetian captivity.
After the collapse of the Croats of Frankopan in the 15th century, Krk changed many rulers from the Venetians through France, Austria, Hungary, Germany, Yugoslavia and finally, after five centuries, the island of Krk was again a part of the Croatian Corps.