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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: 14.40471 lat : 44.86326
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: 14°24'16.9488 lat : 44°51'47.7252
Surface area: 401.4 km2 (1.057 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 221.2 km
Average height: 174 metre
Length island: 66 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 12 km
Name : Gorice (648 metre)
Orientation island: North-northwest - South-southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 3184
Population density: 7.9 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Porozina (N)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Cres
Archipelago (island group): Kvarner islands
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Krk 28.1 km NorthEast
2) Rab 30.7 km EastSouthEast
Country: Croatia
Location in Country: West
Name Zupanija Primorje: Primorje-Gorski Kotar County
Name Opcina - Grad: municipality Cres
Main place: Cres
Location Main place: West-northwest
Sea: Adriatic Sea
Distance to main land: 4.2 km
Nearest Country: Croatia
island-Type: island in sea


Topographic islandmap Cres

Cres map

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Height map of Cres

Cres Digital terrain model - DTM



Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Cres

Weather Type: Mostly Cloudy
Current temperature: 18.4 degrees Celcius wunderground
Wind: Calm
Winddirection: SE
Atmospheric pressure: 1020 mb
Weather-page: Cres

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation

Transport on your island-holiday

coming soon: car rental
Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 1377 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Bicycle facilities: Yes

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

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Tourist information: Info Cres
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Campings at Cres ?> Camping 1) AC Bijar
2) Camp Kovacine
3) Camping Baldarin FKK
4) Camping Slatina
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Landuse Cres

 Forest   125.9 km2 
 31% 
 Nature   140.1 km2 
 35% 
 Agriculture   112.7 km2 
 28% 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   12.9 km2 
 3% 
 Urban area   3.1 km2 
 1% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   5.1 km2 
 1% 
 Rock outcrop   1.7 km2 
 0%