Sveti Đorđe

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Sveti Đorđe in Bay of Kotor (on the left)
St. George Island (Sveti Đorđe)

Sveti Juraj Island (Serbian: Острво Свети Ђорђе, romanizedOstrvo Sveti Đorđe; lit. "Island of Saint George") is one of the two islets off the coast of Perast in the Bay of Kotor, Montenegro (the other being Gospa od Škrpjela). Unlike Gospa od Škrpjela, it is a natural island. A small action took place during the Siege of Cattaro on 14 October 1813 when the French-held island was captured by a British and Sicilian naval force. The island contains Saint George Benedictine monastery from the 12th century and the old graveyard for the old nobility from Perast and further from the whole Bay of Kotor. It may have been an inspiration for the painting Isle of the Dead.

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Coordinates: 42°29′10″N 18°41′28″E / 42.486°N 18.691°E / 42.486; 18.691