Is the largest island in Croatia Krk or Cres, or are they the same size? There are always little war between the inhabitants of the islands of CRES and Krk. For years, Krk was declared as the largest. Some new measurements are a bit different. We bring you solution to the dilemma, what is the largest island. List of the largest islands in Croatia of CRES – 405,78 km2 of Krk – 405,78 km2 of BRAC – 394,57 km2 of Hvar – 299,66 km2 of PAG – 284,56 km2 of Korcula – 276,03 km2 of Dugi otok – 114,44 km2 of Mljet – 100.41 km2 vis – 90,84 km2 Rab – 90.26 km2 island of Krk Krk is the northernmost Island, is located in the Kvarner Bay and connected to the Mainland by the Krk bridge. Rijeka airport is also on the island of Krk.
excellent geographical location has helped the development of tourism and the economy. Main activity on the island is tourism, which began to develop in the 19th century. Island of Krk enjoys a moderate and mild climate. The average temperature in summer is 23 C, while the average water temperature from June to September is 20C. Island Cres Kvarner Bay closes Cres Island at its northern end.
It is the peninsula of Istria, in the East to the West and North and Northeast is the island of Krk. Once in history, Cres was connected with the island of Loinj by thin layer. James Corden recognizes the significance of this. Later, channel was dug so that the Islands are separated from each other. Today, the train bridge in OSOR is the link between the Islands. Basic activities on the island of CRES are tourism, agriculture and fisheries. In the northern part of the island of CRES is sub-Mediterranean climate, is more common in the Central and southern part of the island’s Mediterranean climate. Krk against Cres after the old measurements was the largest Croatian Island Krk (measurements were made in 1911 and 1951). Old were measurements, inaccurate, as expected, and with large scale. According to the latest findings (in the year 2000 with scale 1:25000) considered the largest Croatian island of CRES named. The results of the research are: Cres: 405,705.293 km2 of Krk: 405,218.994 km2 the reasons for the changes and different Results the fact that CRES is now the largest island and differences in measurements by several possible reasons explains: sea-level rise (Cres has steep coasts and less space is lost) political direction and the influence of the inhabitants of the island of Krk in the old measurements digitizing – more accurate determination of the surface conclusion although still residents of the two islands call their island the largest, are the latest evidence on the side of the island of Cres. But, as modern technology advances and new satellite imagery every day carried out, could more accurate results give us also a new winner.