Koyun Island

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Koyun Island
Native name: Koyun Adası
Koyun Island is located in Turkey
Koyun Island
Koyun Island
Geography
Location Marmara
Coordinates 40°30′33″N 27°34′40″E / 40.50917°N 27.57778°E / 40.50917; 27.57778
Administration
İl (province) Balıkesir Province
İlçe Bandırma

Koyun Island (Turkish: Koyun Adası, literally "Sheep Island") is a Turkish island in the Sea of Marmara. At 40°30′33″N 27°34′40″E / 40.50917°N 27.57778°E / 40.50917; 27.57778 it is a part of Erdek ilçe (district) of Balıkesir Province. [1]It is situated between the better known islands of Avşa Island and Paşalimanı Island.

The island is a long island where the longer dimension is directed from north to south direction. Its total area is about 1.7 square kilometres (0.66 sq mi). There are only a few summer houses on the otherwise uninhabited island. [2]

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