Sıçan Island

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Sıçan Island
Native name: Sıçan Adası
Sıçan Island is located in Turkey
Sıçan Island
Sıçan Island
Geography
Location Mediterranean Sea
Coordinates 36°13′18″N 29°22′15″E / 36.22167°N 29.37083°E / 36.22167; 29.37083
Administration
İl (province) Antalya Province
İlçe Kaş

Sıçan Island (Turkish: Sıçan Adası, also called fare Adası, literally "Mouse Island") is a Mediterranean island in Turkey. It is administratively a part of Kaş ilçe (district) of Antalya Province at 36°13′18″N 29°22′15″E / 36.22167°N 29.37083°E / 36.22167; 29.37083.[1]

The uninhabited island is a small circular island with an area of about 0.15 square kilometres (0.058 sq mi). It is situated to the south of Kalkan bay. The shortest distance to the main land (Anatolia) is about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi). Yılan Island, another island is to the south west of Sıçan Island. The island is ideal for underwater sports even for the beginners.[2]

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