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Viganj lies in the Pelješac channel that separates Pelješac from Korčula. It is part of Orebić municipality.
Viganj is located in Croatia
Location of Viganj in Croatia

Viganj is a village located in the west of the Pelješac peninsula in southern Dalmatia, Croatia, by the Adriatic Sea. It has a population of 283.[1]

Because the Maestral wind is common in summer time, Viganj is a tourist resort known for its windsurfing opportunities.[2] Windsurfing competitions are regularly held in Viganj.[3][4][5]


  1. ^ "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Viganj". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012. 
  2. ^ "TOP 10 plaža - Skrivene uvale pružaju više". Jutarnji list (in Croatian). 2010-07-25. Retrieved 2011-06-25. 
  3. ^ International Windsurfing Association
  4. ^ Hrvatska udruga klase jedrenja na dasci (Croatian Windsurfing Association) "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 29, 2011. Retrieved June 25, 2011. 
  5. ^ Hrvatski jedriličarski savez (Croatian Sailing Federation) "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved June 25, 2011. 

Coordinates: 42°59′N 17°06′E / 42.983°N 17.100°E / 42.983; 17.100