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Mljet (pronounced [mʎɛ̂t]; Latin: Melita, Italian: Meleda) is the most southerly and easterly of the larger Adriatic islands of the Dalmatia region of Croatia. The National Park includes the western part of the island, Veliko jezero, Malo jezero, Soline Bay and a sea belt 500 m wide from the most prominent… Read More
Lokrum (pronounced [lɔ̌krum], Italian: Lacroma) is an island in the Adriatic Sea 600 metres from the city of Dubrovnik, Croatia. It stretches from northwest to southeast and receives regular ferry service from the city.Austrian archduke (and short-lived Emperor of Mexico) Maximilian once had a holiday home on the island. A monastery… Read More
Palagruža (pronounced [palǎɡruːʒa]; from Ancient greek Pelagousae Πελαγούσαι, Italian: Pelagosa) is a small, remote archipelago of dolomite in the middle of the Adriatic Sea in Croatia.[1]It consists of one main island, called Vela or Velika ('Great') Palagruža, and one smaller one, Mala ('Little') Palagruža, and there are twenty or so other… Read More
Žut (pronounced [ʒûːt]; Croatian "the yellow one") is an uninhabited island in the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea, in central Dalmatia. With an area of 14.83 km²[1] it is the 28th largest island in Croatia and the second largest island in the Kornati islands archipelago, after Kornat. Although most of the… Read More
Čiovo (pronounced [tʃîɔv̞ɔ]; Italian: Bua) is a small island located off the Adriatic coast in Croatia with an area of 28.8 km2 (length 15.3 km, width up to 3.5 km)[1], population of 6,071 inhabitants (2001) and its highest peak is 218 m (Rudine).The centre of the island has geographical coordinates 43°30′N 16°17′E, and… Read More
Lastovo (pronounced [lâstɔv̞ɔ]; Italian: Lagosta, German: Augusta, Latin: Augusta Insula, Greek: Ladestanos, Illyrian: Ladest) is an island municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County in Croatia. The municipality consists of 46 islands with a total population of 792 people,[3] of which 93% are ethnic Croats, and a land area of approximately 53 km2 (20 sq mi).[4][5]… Read More
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… Read More
Šolta (pronounced [ʃɔ̂ːlta]) is an island in Croatia. It is situated in the Adriatic Sea in the central Dalmatian archipelago, west of the island of Brač, south of Split (separated by Split Channel) and east of the Drvenik islands (separated by the Šolta Channel).[2] Its area is 58.98 km2[3][4] and it has… Read More
Iž (pronounced [îːʒ]; Italian: Eso, German: Ese) is an island in the Zadar Archipelago in the Croatian part of Adriatic Sea. It is situated between Ugljan on the north-east and Dugi otok on the south-west and is about an hour's ferry ride from Zadar. It has an area of 17.59 km²[1]… Read More
Brač (Croatian pronunciation: [brâːtʃ]; local dialect: Broč; Latin: Bretia, Brattia; Italian: Brazza) is an island in the Adriatic Sea within Croatia, with an area of 396 km²,[1] making it the largest island in Dalmatia, and the third largest in the Adriatic. Its tallest peak, Vidova gora, or Mount St. Vid, stands at… Read More

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