Slatine

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Slatine (Italian: Bagno di Bua) is a village on Čiovo, an island in Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia. It is a small fishing and tourist village situated on the northeastern side of the island Čiovo, only 8 km from Trogir. It lies on the coast of Kaštela bay, opposite Split and peninsula Marjan, which are to the east. There are 1,106 inhabitants in the settlement (2011 census).[1]

Infrastructure[edit]

The village is in the Split metropolitan area with the city being responsible for the villages electricity, water and up until recently garbage disposal. a small road links Slatine with the rest of the island and the village is serviced by a bus link and in the summer months by a small ferry.

Services[edit]

Slatine has a baker and a post office. The village also had a small primary school and a kindergarten. The village is serviced by a local volunteer fire service and has a church and a monastery nearby. Slatine has numerous restaurants and beach bars giving it popularity with locals and tourist for its nightlife.

Tourism[edit]

Slatine is popular with tourists particularly with locals and Germans. The village has a long beach and many hotel apartments.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 43°30′N 16°20′E / 43.500°N 16.333°E / 43.500; 16.333