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Islands of Croatia

Brac     [1097]
   Group:
   Country: Croatia   Region: Adriatic Sea
Lat: 43.34º N   Long : 16.65º E
Area: 408.3 sq. km   Altitude: 778 m
Shoreline: 111.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2738
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 8 km   group: 8 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 8 km    Isolation Index: 8
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 21/08/88

Cres   - including Losinj, Unije, Ilovik, Susak    [1096]
   Group: Cres-Losinj Group   Archipelago: Kvarner Islands
   Country: Croatia   Region: Adriatic Sea
Lat: 44.90º N   Long : 14.45º E
Area: 350.5 sq. km   Altitude: 650 m
Shoreline: 181.7 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.5184
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 8 km   group: 6 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 6 km    Isolation Index: 8
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
SPECIAL FEATURES :   Special Features Indicator - Terrestrial: 1   Marine: 0
  Lake of Vrana
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, since the bronze age
  Population: 10000    Density: 28.5 persons/sq. km
  Growth Rate: 0.7%/yr   Stable
  Major Human Activities: tourism
  Habitat: villages   Urban Pop:Urban Indicator: 0
  Accessibility: port   Annual tourist arrivals: 328000
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 33
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 1   Low
CI-Marine: 0   Low
Last updated: 04/09/90

Dugi     [1092]
   Group:
   Country: Croatia   Region: Adriatic Sea
Lat: 44.00º N   Long : 15.05º E
Area: 121.3 sq. km   Altitude: 338 m
Shoreline: 134.4 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 1.1080
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 18 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 18 km    Isolation Index: 9
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 21/08/88

Hvar     [1095]
   Group:
   Country: Croatia   Region: Adriatic Sea
Lat: 43.14º N   Long : 16.80º E
Area: 308.1 sq. km   Altitude: 626 m
Shoreline: 175.9 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.5709
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 6 km   group: 5 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 5 km    Isolation Index: 7
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 21/08/88

Korcula     [1093]
   Group:
   Country: Croatia   Region: Adriatic Sea
Lat: 42.95º N   Long : 16.90º E
Area: 278.4 sq. km   Altitude: 502 m
Shoreline: 125.0 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.4490
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 20 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 20 km    Isolation Index: 11
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 21/08/88

Krk     [1098]
   Group:
   Country: Croatia   Region: Adriatic Sea
Lat: 45.12º N   Long : 14.65º E
Area: 418.6 sq. km   Altitude: 569 m
Shoreline: 134.1 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.3204
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 1 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1 km    Isolation Index: 3
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
Last updated: 21/08/88

Mljet     [1091]
   Group:
   Country: Croatia   Region: Adriatic Sea
Lat: 42.75º N   Long : 17.55º E
Area: 104.4 sq. km   Altitude: 514 m
Shoreline: 90.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.8697
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 12 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 12 km    Isolation Index: 9
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 21/08/88

Pag     [1094]
   Group:
   Country: Croatia   Region: Adriatic Sea
Lat: 44.50º N   Long : 15.00º E
Area: 292.0 sq. km   Altitude: 348 m
Shoreline: 214.9 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.7360
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 1 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 1 km    Isolation Index: 3
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 21/08/88

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