is the farthest and the largest island in the Sibenik archipelago. It is long of 6,5 NM (NW/SE) and 1,4 NM wide. The main village, Zirje, is located in the middle of the island. A small port, luka Muna, on the coast N of Zirje, home to the ferry that connects the island in Sibenik. The island offers many sheltered anchorages.
Otok Zirje (Sibenik)
SE of Zirje viewed from NE.
SE of Zirje
Otok Zirje est la plus grande des îles au large de Sibenik. Elle fait partie des îles de l'archipel de Sibenik. Elle fait environ 6,5NM de long (NW/SE) par 1,4 NM de large.
Le village principal, Zirje, est situé au milieu de l'île. Un petit port, luka Muna, sur la côte N de Zirje, accueille le Ferry qui relie l'île à Sibenik.
L'île offre plusieurs mouillages abrités.
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heading north towards the Kornati and those heading south either out of
Sibenik or from the National Park. It makes a good stop over both for
lunch and swimming or over-night.
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south along the coast. For
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