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#1786-HR-423

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

 

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#410-HR-065/ Vis

Croatia

VIS

Vis island, Republic of Croatia

1980’s

CROATIA-65a,Vis

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.