Island Korcula


Korčula (Croatian: [kɔ̂ːrtʃula] ( listen); Italian: Curzola, Greek: Κόρκυρα Μέλαινα, Kórkyra Mélaina, Latin: Corcyra Nigra, Korkyra Melaina, Old-Slavic Krkar) is an island in the Adriatic Sea, in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County of Croatia. The island has an area of 279 km2 (108 sq mi); 46.8 km (29.1 mi) long and on average 7.8 km (4.8 mi) wide[1] — and lies just off the Dalmatian coast. Its 16,182 (2001) inhabitants make it the second most populous Adriatic island after Krk and the most populous Croatian island not connected to the mainland by a bridge. The population are mainly ethnic Croats (96.77%).[2] The island of Korčula belongs to the central Dalmatian a... Find out more →

Korcula