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Vele Orjule

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Vele Orjule
Vele Orjule (left) and Male Orjule (right) from Sveti Petar
LocationAdriatic Sea
Coordinates44°30′00″N 14°33′21″E / 44.50000°N 14.55583°E / 44.50000; 14.55583Coordinates: 44°30′00″N 14°33′21″E / 44.50000°N 14.55583°E / 44.50000; 14.55583
Area1.06 km2 (0.41 sq mi)
Highest elevation30 m (100 ft)
Highest pointPristavnica

Vele Orjule is an uninhabited Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea located southeast of Lošinj. Its area is 1.06 km2 (0.41 sq mi).[1]

West of this island is good and sheltered anchorage.

In 1996, the statue of Croatian Apoxyomenos got discovered there.

View from the highest hill of the island Ilovik
View from the highest hill of the island Ilovik


  1. ^ Duplančić Leder, Tea; Ujević, Tin; Čala, Mendi (June 2004). "Coastline lengths and areas of islands in the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea determined from the topographic maps at the scale of 1 : 25 000" (PDF). Geoadria. Zadar. 9 (1): 5–32. doi:10.15291/geoadria.127. Retrieved 2019-12-23.
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