Rava (island)

Rava is an island in the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea. It is situated in the Zadar archipelago, between and Dugi Otok, 16 nautical miles (30 km) from Zadar.[1] Its area is 3.6 km2,[2][3] and it has a population of 117 (as of 2011).[4] The only settlements on the island are Vela Rava and Mala Rava. The coast of the island is very indented with 13 bays and 15.45 kilometres (9.6 miles) of coastline.[3] The island is composed of dolomite.[5] The primary industries are agriculture (mainly olives, but some vineyards also[6]) and fishing.[3]


  1. (Italian) Rava on croaziainfo.it
  2. 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. Retrieved 2011-01-21.
  3. 1 2 3 (Croatian) First Croatian online peljar
  4. Ostroški, Ljiljana, ed. (December 2015). Statistički ljetopis Republike Hrvatske 2015 [Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia 2015] (PDF). Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Croatia (in Croatian and English). 47. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. p. 47. ISSN 1333-3305. Retrieved 27 December 2015.
  5. Damir Magaš; Josip Faričić (1999). "Prirodno-geografska obilježja otoka Rave u Zadarskom arhipelagu" [Basic physicogeographical characteristics of the Rava Island in the Zadar archipelago]. Geoadria (in Croatian). 4: 33–60. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
  6. "Rava" (in Croatian). Retrieved 29 January 2016.
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Coordinates: 44°01′19″N 15°03′59″E / 44.021941°N 15.066386°E / 44.021941; 15.066386

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