Viganj

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Viganj lies in the Pelješac channel that separates Pelješac from Korčula.

It is part of Orebić municipality.

Viganj is located in Croatia
Viganj
Location of Viganj in Croatia

Viganj is a village located in the west of the Pelješac peninsula in southern Dalmatia, Croatia, by the Adriatic Sea. It has a population of 280.[1]

Because the Maestral wind is common in summer time, Viganj is a tourist resort known for its windsurfing opportunities.[2] Windsurfing competitions are regularly held in Viganj.[3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011, First Results by Settlements" (HTML). Statistical Reports (in Croatian and English) (Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics) (1441). June 2011. ISSN 1332-0297. Retrieved 2011-10-24. 
  2. ^ "TOP 10 plaža - Skrivene uvale pružaju više". Jutarnji list (in Croatian). 2010-07-25. Retrieved 2011-06-25. 
  3. ^ International Windsurfing Association http://www.internationalwindsurfing.com/windsurfing_competion_0003v01.htm
  4. ^ Hrvatska udruga klase jedrenja na dasci (Croatian Windsurfing Association) http://hukjd.crosurf.org/hr/regate/regate-hjs
  5. ^ Hrvatski jedriličarski savez (Croatian Sailing Federation) http://www.hjs.hr/regate_list.php

Coordinates: 42°59′N 17°06′E / 42.983°N 17.100°E / 42.983; 17.100