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Sazan Island

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Sazan is an island inside the Mediterranean Sea in southern Albania. It is the largest island in Albania and strategically located between the Strait of Otranto and the entrance to the Bay of Vlorë, forming the border between the Adriatic and Ionian Sea. The island has a surface area of 5.7 km2 with a length of 4.8 km , width of 2 km and a coastline of about 15 km .
In addition to being the largest island in Albania, it is a military zone and sometimes in clear weather it may be seen by eye from the coast of Salento, Italy in the west. The island was open to the public in July 2015. 2,721.87 hectares of the territory of the island's surrounding marine area became part of the Karaburun-Sazan Marine Park in 2010.


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