An island in the Zadar Archipelago, northwest of
the island of Pasman; area 50.21 sq km; population 7,583 (length
22 km, width up to 3.8 km). Separated from the mainland by the Zadar
Channel; connected with the island of Pasman by a bridge spanning
over the Zdrelac Strait. The limestone part of the island is covered
predominantly with macchia, while the dolomite area is occupied
by farmland. Larger coves are Muline in the northwest, and Lamjana
Vela and Lamjana Mala in the south-east. The eastern coast descends
mildly to the sea, characterized by many indents. Ugljan is one
of the most densely populated Croatian islands. All settlements
(Preko, Ugljan, Lukoran, Sutomiscica, Poljana, Kali, Osljak and
Kukljica) are situated along the coast of the cultivated eastern
side of the island. Major crops include olives, figs and vines.
Ugljan has a regional road connected by the bridge with the regional
road running along the island of Pasman. Ferry port in Preko; ferry
connections with Zadar.
The island was first mentioned under its present name in 1325.
The continuity of population dates back to the Neolithic. Densely
populated during the Roman period, in particular its north-western
parts, where ample ruins of ancient buildings have been found. The
present settlements date back to the Middle Ages.
Tomislav - HR- 23271 Kukljica - Island Ugljan near Zadar
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