Island Drvenik Veliki

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Drvenik Veliki (pronounced [dr̩v̞ɛ̌niːk v̞ɛ̂likiː]; sometimes called Drvenik veli, Italian: Zirona Grande) is an island in Croatian part of Adriatic Sea. It is situated in middle-Dalmatian archipelago, northwest of Šolta, 1.8 km from the mainland.[1] Its area is 12.07 km².[2][3] The highest peak is 178 metres high.[3] The only settlement on the island is the eponymous village with population of 168 (2001 Croatian census).[4] The island was first inhabited in the 15th century.[5] Croatian monuments from the 13th century, the island is mentioned as “Gerona” or “Giruan”.[5] Main industries are agriculture, fishing and tourism.[5][6] Coast of the island is constituted of many sand and pebble beaches.[6]Source: Wikipedia

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