Pokonji Dol

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Pokonji Dol
Island Pokonji Dol.jpg
Pokonji Dol from the ferry HvarKorčula
Coordinates 43°09′24″N 16°27′10″E / 43.15667°N 16.45278°E / 43.15667; 16.45278Coordinates: 43°09′24″N 16°27′10″E / 43.15667°N 16.45278°E / 43.15667; 16.45278
Archipelago Pakleni archipelago
Area 0.017 km2 (0.0066 sq mi)
Coastline 0.47 km (0.292 mi)
Highest elevation 11 m (36 ft)
County Split-Dalmatia County

Pokonji Dol is an islet in the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea, which is situated 500 meters south from Hvar. Pokonji Dol is one of the Paklinski islands. The lighthouse in the middle of the islet was built in 1872.[1] Because Pokonji Dol is the eastern-most island of the Paklinski otoci (Hell Islands) archipelago, the lighthouse ensures the safe navigation of vessels coming from the open sea.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Pokonji Dol". Lighthouses. Plovput. Retrieved 10 February 2015.