Badija is the largest island in archipelago Škoji, near Korčula island in Croatia.

Badija
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Monastery on Badija
Geography
LocationAdriatic Sea
Coordinates42°57′20″N 17°09′40″E / 42.9556°N 17.1611°E / 42.9556; 17.1611Coordinates: 42°57′20″N 17°09′40″E / 42.9556°N 17.1611°E / 42.9556; 17.1611
ArchipelagoŠkoji
Area0.97 km2 (0.37 sq mi)[1]
Administration
CountyDubrovnik-Neretva
Demographics
Population0 (2011)

The island is currently unpopulated. Franciscans from Bosnia came into possession of the island in 1398. They held it until 1949, when it was expropriated by the communist authorities.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Duplančić Leder, Tea; Ujević, Tin; Čala, Mendi (June 2004). "Coastline lengths and areas of islands in the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea determined from the topographic maps at the scale of 1 : 25 000" (PDF). Geoadria. Zadar. 9 (1): 5–32. doi:10.15291/geoadria.127. Retrieved 2019-12-26.

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