Sestrunj

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Sestrunj (Italian: Sestrugno) is an island in Croatian part of Adriatic Sea. It is situated in Zadar archipelago, between Ugljan, Rivanj and Dugi Otok. Its area is 15.1 square kilometres (5.8 square miles),[1] and it has population of 48 (as of 2011).[2] The only settlement is also called Sestrunj and is located in the island's interior.[3] The island is partially covered with maquis shrubland and low forests.[3] Reminds of Illyrian fort are situated at island.[4] The island's main industries are agriculture and fishing.[3]

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. 
  2. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Sestrunj". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c (Croatian) First Croatian online peljar
  4. ^ Sestrunj at adriatic-croatian.com

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Coordinates: 44°09′01″N 14°59′58″E / 44.150281°N 14.999363°E / 44.150281; 14.999363