Yılan Island

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Sıçan Island
Native name: Sıçan Adası
Sıçan Island is located in Turkey
Sıçan Island
Sıçan Island
Location Mediterranean Sea
Coordinates 36°12′53″N 29°21′17″E / 36.21472°N 29.35472°E / 36.21472; 29.35472
İl (province) Antalya Province
İlçe Kaş

Yılan Island (Turkish: Yılan Adası, literally Snake Island) is a Mediterranean island in Turkey. It is administratively a part of Kaş ilçe (district) of Antalya Province at 36°12′53″N 29°21′17″E / 36.21472°N 29.35472°E / 36.21472; 29.35472.[1]

The uninhabited island is a long island where the longer dimension (south west to north east) is over 2 kilometres (1.2 mi). The shortest distance to the main land (Anatolia) is about 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi).Sıçam Island, a smaller island is to the north east of Yılan Island. The deep sea to the southern shore of the island is ideal for underwater sports.[2]