Ližnjan

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Ližnjan
Municipality
Ližnjan Municipality
Općina Ližnjan - Comune di Lisignano[1]
Flag of Ližnjan
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Ližnjan is located in Croatia
Ližnjan
Ližnjan
Location of Ližnjan in Croatia
Coordinates: 44°50′N 13°57′E / 44.833°N 13.950°E / 44.833; 13.950Coordinates: 44°50′N 13°57′E / 44.833°N 13.950°E / 44.833; 13.950
CountryCroatia
CountyIstria County
Government
 • MayorMarko Ravnić
Area
 • Total54 km2 (21 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total3,965
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
52204
Area code052
Websitewww.liznjan.hr

Ližnjan (Italian: Lisignano) is a village and municipality in Istria, Croatia. It has high biodiversity. There is a small church named Crkva Majke Božje od Kuj that dates back to the 17th century but was built on ancient foundations. It has a glass floor with an ornamental painting underneath. Importantly, the municipality also includes the remains of the ancient city of Nesactium, built by the ancient Histri.

Sport[edit]

Ližnjan has a football team named Liznjan. They came first in the 2 league and now they are fighting for progress.

Villages[edit]

The municipality contains 5 villages:

References[edit]

  1. ^ The official site, see also the list of towns and municipalities in the Istria County (ref. to [1]) and the narodne-novine list (ref. to [2])
  2. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Ližnjan". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.

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