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Pašman (pronounced [pǎʃman]) is an island off the coast of the Adriatic Sea in Croatia with an area of 60.11 km2,[2] located to the south of Zadar, surrounded by the islands Ugljan, , Dugi otok and Kornati. The island is inhabited by 2,845 people (2011).

Pašman
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Geography
LocationAdriatic Sea
Coordinates43°57′N 15°23′E / 43.950°N 15.383°E / 43.950; 15.383Coordinates: 43°57′N 15°23′E / 43.950°N 15.383°E / 43.950; 15.383
Area60.11 km2 (23.21 sq mi)
Highest elevation272 m (892 ft)
Highest pointBokolj
Administration
Croatia
CountyZadar
Largest settlementPašman
Demographics
Population2,845 (2011)[1]
Pop. density33.34 /km2 (86.35 /sq mi)

There are 11 villages on Pašman, from SE to NW: Tkon, Ugrinić, Kraj, Pašman, Mali Pašman, Barotul, Mrljane, Neviđane, Dobropoljana, Banj, Ždrelac.

The Pašman municipality within the Zadar County
View of Pašman and Ugljan from the Bokolj hill view-point

Among all islands in Croatian archipelago it is Pašman that has the biggest green surface considering its total area. And it is the 12th island in Croatian archipelago in land area. It is also known to have the cleanest water in the Adriatic due to the current constantly changing.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ostroški, Ljiljana, ed. (December 2015). Statistički ljetopis Republike Hrvatske 2015 [Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia 2015] (PDF). Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia (in Croatian and English). 47. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. p. 47. ISSN 1333-3305. Retrieved 27 December 2015.
  2. ^ 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. Retrieved 2011-01-21.

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