• On postcard: VIS, Vis Island
  • Country: Croatia Republic of Croatia
  • Number: 1786-HR-423
  • Postmark: 21480 VIS / 03.07.2012.
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  • Thanks to: X



#410-HR-065/ Vis



Vis island, Republic of Croatia



Vis is the most westerly larger Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, and is part of the Central Dalmatian group of islands, with an area of 90.26 km² and a population of 3,617 (as of 2001). Of all the inhabited Croatian islands, it is the farthest from the coast. The highest peak of Vis is called Hum, 587 m high.

There are two towns and municipalities on the island, Vis (1,960  inhabitants in the municipality) and Komiža (1,677 , both located on the seacoast. There are smaller settlements on the island’s interior: Podselje, Marinje zemlje, Podšpilje, and Podstražje.