Klek (peninsula)

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Coordinates: 42°55′09″N 17°35′30″E / 42.919224°N 17.591658°E / 42.919224; 17.591658

Rep Kleka
Klek peninsula.jpg
The peak of the peninsula seen from the mainland, with the larger landmass of Pelješac in the background
Rep Kleka is located in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Rep Kleka
Rep Kleka
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location Klek Peninsula
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Coordinates 42°56′03″N 17°33′09″E / 42.934278°N 17.552556°E / 42.934278; 17.552556
Year first constructed n/a
Foundation concrete base
Construction concrete tower[1]
Tower shape cylindrical tower with balcony and light
Markings / pattern white tower[1]
Height 5 metres (16 ft)[2]
Focal height 8 metres (26 ft)[2]
Light source solar power
Range 5 nautical miles (9.3 km; 5.8 mi)[2]
Characteristic Fl W 3s.[2]
Admiralty number E3521[2]
NGA number 13792[2]
ARLHS number BOS-001[1]

Klek is the name of a small peninsula in the Adriatic Sea located southwest of Neum, Bosnia Herzegovina.

The peak of the peninsula, that lies directly across the eponymous village of Klek in Croatia, is disputed between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia, who last negotiated its status in the 1999 Neum Agreement.[3][4]

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  1. ^ a b c "Bosnia and Herzegovina". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 1 June 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f List of Lights, Pub. 113: The West Coasts of Europe and Africa, the Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea and Azovskoye More (Sea of Azov) (PDF). List of Lights. United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. 2015. 
  3. ^ The border agreement between Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina: The first but not the last, Mladen Klemencic, IBRU Boundary and Security Bulletin, Winter 1999-2000
  4. ^ "'Turski rep je naš'" (in Croatian). 12 August 2006. Archived from the original on 5 February 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2015. 


Borders of Bosnia Herzegovina near Neum as modified according to the 1999 agreement