Ruda (island)

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Ruda Island Elafiti Islands Croatia.JPG
View of Ruda as seen from Lopud
Location Adriatic sea
Coordinates 42°42′25″N 17°55′41″E / 42.70694°N 17.92806°E / 42.70694; 17.92806Coordinates: 42°42′25″N 17°55′41″E / 42.70694°N 17.92806°E / 42.70694; 17.92806
Archipelago Elaphiti Islands
Area 0.296 km2 (0.114 sq mi)
County Dubrovnik-Neretva

Ruda is an uninhabited islet in Croatia, part of the Elaphiti Islands archipelago off the coast of southern Dalmatia, near Dubrovnik. It is located between the islands of Lopud and Šipan. Its area is 0.296 km2 and its coastline is 2.37 km long. The highest point on Ruda is 81 m high.[1]


  1. ^ 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.