Žrnovo

Žrnovo is a village on the island of Korčula in Croatia. Korčula is an island on the Dalmatian coast of the Adriatic Sea and administratively belongs to the Dubrovnik–Neretva County of Croatia. It has a population of 1,308 residents.[1] The village is situated four kilometers west of the old town of Korčula,[2] on the D118 road.

Žrnovo
Village
Zrnovo.jpg
Žrnovo is located in Croatia
Žrnovo
Žrnovo
Coordinates: 42°57′N 17°07′E / 42.950°N 17.117°E / 42.950; 17.117
Country Croatia
CountyDubrovnik-Neretva
MunicipalityKorčula
Population
 (2001)[1]
 • Total1,308
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Žrnovo is one of the oldest settlements on the island and is made up of four hamlets - Prvo Selo, Brdo, Kampus and Postrana. The village has numerous small churches.

The well-known Croatian writer and academic Petar Šegedin (1909–1998) [3] was born in Žrnovo.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Croatian Census 2001/Popis stanovništva 2001". Republic of Croatia State Statistics Bureau. 2001.
  2. ^ Zrnovo-Korcula Island. Zrnovo.com
  3. ^ Cassell's Encyclopaedia of World Literature, Volume 2 by John Buchanan-Brown

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