Pašman

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Pašman
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Geography
Location Adriatic sea
Coordinates 43°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
Area 60.11 km2 (23.21 sq mi)
Highest elevation 272 m (892 ft)
Highest point Bokolj
Country
Croatia
County Zadar
Largest city Pašman
Demographics
Population 2,004 (as of 2001)
Density 33.34 /km2 (86.35 /sq mi)

Pašman (pronounced [pǎʃman]) is an island off the coast of the Adriatic Sea in Croatia with an area of 60.11  km2,[1] located to the south of Zadar, surrounded by the islands Ugljan, , Dugi otok and Kornati. The municipality of Pašman is inhabited by 2,004 people (2001).

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.

References[edit]

  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. Retrieved 2011-01-21.