Zverinac

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Zverinac is a small Croatian island in the Zadar Archipelago of the Adriatic Sea. It occupies 4.2 km2[1] and is populated by 43 people,[2] with a population density of 10.29 persons per square kilometer. Its highest peak is 111 metres high.

According to the Croatian Culturenet website, the island was first mentioned in 1421 as Suiran, a possession of the Zadar noblemen. In the island's settlement is the baroque palace of the family of Fanfong from 1746 [1]. There are Roman ruins in the Poripišće uvala.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Duplančić Leder, Tea; Ujević, Tin; Čala, Mendi (June 2004). "Coastline lengths and areas of islands in the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea determined from the topographic maps at the scale of 1 : 25 000" (PDF). Geoadria. Zadar. 9 (1): 5–32. doi:10.15291/geoadria.127. Retrieved 2019-12-26.
  2. ^ Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia 2017 (PDF) (in Croatian and English). Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2017. p. 45. ISSN 1333-3305. Retrieved 23 May 2018.

Coordinates: 44°9′50″N 14°55′0″E / 44.16389°N 14.91667°E / 44.16389; 14.91667