Island Murter


Murter (pronounced [mǔrtɛːr]; Italian: Mortero; Latin: Colentum) is an island in the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea. The town of Murter is located on the north-western part of the island. Other settlements on the island include the small town of Betina on the northwestern side and Jezera and Tisno on the southeastern coast. In the 2011 census, the total island population is about 5,138 inhabitants. The island is in the northwest part of the Šibenik archipelago, separated from the mainland by a 20 m (66 ft) wide sea canal at Tisno which is spanned by a short draw-bridge. The island covers an area of about 18.7 km2 (7.2 sq mi),[1] and the highest point is the peak of Raduč at 125 metres (410 feet) above sea level. The southwestern coastline is predominantly steep slopes divided by many sandy coves.... Find out more →

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