Sveti Đorđe

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

Ostrvo Sveti Đorđe (pronounced [sʋɛ̂ːtiː dʑɔ̂ːrdʑɛ]; English: Island of Saint George) is one of the two islets off the coast of Perast in 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.

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