Rava (island)

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Rava is an island in the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea. It is situated in the Zadar archipelago, between and Dugi Otok, 16 nautical miles (30 km) from Zadar.[1] Its area is 3.6 km2,[2][3] and it has a population of 117 (as of 2011).[4] The only settlements on the island are Vela Rava and Mala Rava. The coast of the island is very indented with 13 bays and 15.45 kilometres (9.6 miles) of coastline.[3] The island is composed of dolomite.[5] The primary industries are agriculture (mainly olives, but some vineyards also[6]) and fishing.[3]

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  1. ^ (Italian) Rava on croaziainfo.it
  2. ^ Duplančić Leder, Tea; Ujević, Tin; Čala, Mendi (June 2004). "Coastline lengths and areas of islands in the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea determined from the topographic maps at the scale of 1 : 25 000" (PDF). Geoadria. Zadar. 9 (1): 5–32. Retrieved 2011-01-21. 
  3. ^ a b c (Croatian) First Croatian online peljar
  4. ^ Ostroški, Ljiljana, ed. (December 2015). Statistički ljetopis Republike Hrvatske 2015 [Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia 2015] (PDF). Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia (in Croatian and English). 47. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. p. 47. ISSN 1333-3305. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 
  5. ^ Damir Magaš; Josip Faričić (1999). "Prirodno-geografska obilježja otoka Rave u Zadarskom arhipelagu" [Basic physicogeographical characteristics of the Rava Island in the Zadar archipelago]. Geoadria (in Croatian). 4: 33–60. Retrieved 16 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "Rava" (in Croatian). Retrieved 29 January 2016. 

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Coordinates: 44°01′19″N 15°03′59″E / 44.021941°N 15.066386°E / 44.021941; 15.066386