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Šibensko-kninska županija (Šibenik-Knin County)

Šibensko-kninska županija (Šibenik-Knin County)



Sibenik-Knin county is located in north-central Dalmatia. The Šibenik Riviera is a hundred kilometres long coastal belt from Rogoznica to Drage in the Zadar County. Its center is Šibenik.Known locally as Sibensko-Kninska Zupanija, Sibenik county contains one of Croatia’s most beautiful National Parks, the Krka Waterfalls. It is also home to the Vransko Jezero Park, a huge lake which is a sanctuary for birds and is excellent for coarse fishing.

The coastline to the south of this region is unusually undulating with numerous small peninsulas jutting out into the sea, on one of which, an almost-island, is the lovely fortress town of Primosten.

Some islands worth a visit like Krapanj, Zlarin, Privc.

Šibensko-kninska županija (Šibenik-Knin County)
Šibensko-kninska županija (Šibenik-Knin Cou
La région de Sibenik-Knin est située au centre N de la Dalmatie. La Riviera de Sibenik a 100 km de côte qui va de Rogoznica à Drage dans la région de Zadar. Son centre est Sibenik.

Localement connue comme "Sibensko-Kninska Zupanija", la région de Sibenik possède un des plus beau parc National de Croatie, les chutes de Krka. Elle abrite aussi le Parc "Vransko Jezero", un énorme lac qui est un sanctuaire pour les oiseaux  et excellent pour la pêche au lancer.

Le littoral au sud de cette région est exceptionnellement vallonné avec de nombreuses petites péninsules s'avançant dans la mer, sur l'une desquelles, se trouve la belle ville fortifiée de Primosten.
Certaines îles valent le détour, comme Krapanj, Zlarin, Privc.

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Zirjanski Kanal

Zirjanski Kanal leads NW between Otok Zirje and Otok Kakan.
This channel, which is deep and clear, is frequently used by vessels proceeding into Murtersko More and can be easily navigated.
1 Jul 11

Krka river Pruklansko Jezero

Krka River northwest of Sibenik is 72 km long and covers 109 km ², the channel is simple and door lights.
At about 2.5 nm ahead of Sibenik, a road bridge crosses the gorge, and just beyond there is a power line. Max air draft is 28 m under the bridge and the line. In this zone, ...
4 Jul 11

Sibenski Kanal

Sibenski Kanal leads between Rt Rat, the SE extremity of Otok Zlarin, and the NW extremity of Otocic Dvainka, 0.4 mile SE. Both of these points are marked by lights.
Vessels approaching Sibenik from the S are advised to use this channel as it is the most direct route and provides ...
23 Jun 11

Otok Zirje (Sibenik)

Otok Zirje 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 ...
16 Aug 11

Otok Murter

The island of Murter is the largest island of the Sibenik archipelago. It is close to the coast on which it is connected by a bridge, low air draft at Tijesno (Tisno) on the continent. During the summer the bridge opens to allow passage of boats.
The NW part of the island is fertile ...
3 Apr 11

Zlarinski Kanal

Zlarinski Kanal leads along the SW side of Otok Zlarin and is entered midway between Rt Rat and Otocic Komorica, a small islet marked by a light, 1.5 miles SW.
This channel is sometimes used as an alternate route to Sibenik by vessels entering Sibenska Vrata, the middle passage, ...
21 Jun 11

Otok Zlarin Sibenik

Otok Zlarin is 3.2 NM (NW / SE) by 1.2 nm and has only one village. Its highest point is Klepac (174 m).
Access to cars is prohibited.
It is located 2 km SW of Sibenik which it is separated by the Sibenski Kanal.
It has been inhabited since the Neolithic and was occupied ...
9 Jul 11

Otok Kaprije (Sibenik)

Kaprije is located in the central part of the Sibenik archipelago between the islands Zmajan and Kakan.
The highlight of the island is Vela Glavica (132 m).
The only village of the island is Kaprije, S. The port is busy.
Automobiles are not allowed on the island.
16 Aug 11

Otok Svetac (Andrija)

Otok Svetac (Andrija), 305m high, lies 13 miles ESE of Otocic Jabuka and is generally steep-to. The coast of the island is rocky and reddish in color on the NW side. Its SW end is fronted by a few rocks. Hrid Kamik, a dark and jagged above-water rock, lies 0.7 mile W of the SW extremity ...
25 May 11

Vrgadski Kanal

Vrgadski Kanal, 7 miles long, leads between Otok Murter and Otok Vrgada and is the principal channel used in the S approach to Pasmanski Kanal and Zadar.
Vessels with a maximum draft of 6.4m may pass through Pasmanski Kanal. Vessels with drafts over 6.4m must either proceed through ...
16 Jul 11

Otok Ciovo

Ciovo is an island in the center of the Dalmatian archipelago. This is an area of 28.8 acres (15.3 km length, width of 3.5 km). It culminates at 218 m (Mount Rudin).
O. Ciovo forms the SW side of the entrance and inner part of Kastelanski Zaliv.
At East side, Ciovo is 2km from ...
7 Aug 11

Otok Prvic Sibenik

O. Prvic is located about 0.5 NM off the mainland coast of NW O. Zlarin in the Sibenik archipelago.
There are two villages on O. Prvic, Prvic Luka and Septurine.
9 Jul 11
Local Area

Dalmacija (Dalmatie)

Dalmatia (Croatian Dalmacija, Italian Dalmazzia) is a coastal region of Croatia along the Adriatic, stretching from the island of Pag in the northwest, the Bay of Kotor (Montenegro) to the south East.
It extends 350 km along the east coast of the Adriatic Sea about 60 km wide, ...
28 Mar 11


Winds:Do not underestimate the winds, especially bura (bora) in the Gulf of Kvarner and the Velebit channel. Other winds are more "lenient" but their strength varies in intensity from north to south along the coast. For example, the "Mistral" (Mistral) which is especially nice ...
19 Aug 11

Adriatic East

Winds—WeatherBora is the name of the cold and dry NE or N wind which blows with great strength and affects the Adriatic Sea in the cool season. It is much less frequent and generally much weaker in summer. This wind is felt strongly along both sides of the Adriatic and is especially ...
30 Jul 11

Adriatic Sea

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula, and is a part of the Mediterranean Sea. The western coast is Italian, while the eastern coast runs mostly along Croatia, but lesser parts belong to Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, ...
16 Jul 12

Méditerranée - Mediterranean

La Méditerranée est reliée à l'océan Atlantique par le détroit de Gibraltar à l'ouest, à la mer de Marmara et à la mer Noire par les Dardanelles et le Bosphore à l'est. Le canal de Suez au sud-est relie la Méditerranée à la mer Rouge.
Îles méditerranéennesLes principales ...
13 Mar 15

Srednji Kanal

Srednji Kanal, also known as Middle Channel, has sufficient depths for large vessels. However, it is little used except by vessels proceeding between Sibenik and Zadar which are unable to navigate Pasmanski Kanal.
The channel is entered between Otocic Kosara (43°53'N., 15°24'E.) ...
16 Jul 11
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