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Pakoštane is located in Croatia
Location of Pakoštane in Croatia
Pakoštane - Church of St.Michael
Lake Vrana from road
the Pakoštane municipality within the Zadar County

Pakoštane is a municipality in Croatia in the Zadar County. According to the 2001 census, there are 3,884 inhabitants, 98% which are Croats.

North of the Vrana Lake, 6 km from Pakoštane, there is historic settlement of Vrana.

The famous Croatian general Ante Gotovina grew up in Pakoštane.


Pakoštane is a tourist town with many gravel beaches and pine woods. Not far from the town is the Lake Vrana Nature Park, a favorite picnicking site, abundant in fresh water fish.

Coordinates: 43°54′34″N 15°30′29″E / 43.90944°N 15.50806°E / 43.90944; 15.50806