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Lake Vrana, credit: croatia.hr
Lake Vrana, credit: croatia.hr

Lake Vrana (Vransko jezero) Nature Park stretches along the coast between Pirovac and Pakoštane, just 1km from the sea.
It is the largest lake in Croatia; and a designated nature park, considered a protected area. Lake Vrana is located in Zadar County and Šibenik-Knin County, between the towns and municipalities of Benkovac, Pirovac, Pakoštane, Stankovci and Tisno.

The area of the lake is 30.7 square kilometres (11.9 sq mi), the elevation of its surface above sea level is only 0.1 metres (0.33 ft), while its maximum depth is 4 metres (13 ft).

For those preferring physically less demanding way of enjoying the world of nature, the Vrana Lake Nature Park is perfect. It consists of the largest lake in Croatia and its surrounding area. Located in the vicinity of the sea, the lake is home to exceptional number of bird species, to wild ducks and egrets in particular. Diversity of bird species and numerous observation posts make this park a paradise for the bird observers. Since the lake’s water is a mixture of freshwater and saltwater, variety of different sea and river fish species live here and make the lake an attraction for fishermen.


source: Wikipedia, croatia.hr