|Waters||the Adrian Sea|
191 inhabitants / km²
|main place||Prvić Luka and Šepurine|
Prvić is about 1.3 km from the mainland with the small town of Srima. It is about 3 km by boat to Vodice and about 8.5 km to Šibenik. The island is 3.1 km long and 1.35 km wide. Its coastline is 10.6 km long because of two bays . Prvić is protected by the offshore islands of Tijat and Logorum from the open Adriatic Sea. The middle of the island is a flat mountain ridge called Vitković, which rises up to increases. In a small bay on its north-western side is the place Šepurine; About 1.5 km further in a sheltered bay opening to the southeast is the place Prvić Luka with the main port of the island, in which there are also numerous yachts . The two places are connected by a narrow street made of concrete slabs ; the path can be covered on foot in around 15 minutes.
According to the 2001 census, the island has 453 inhabitants. As the following overview shows, the population has decreased almost continuously since the beginning of the 20th century:
|thereof in Prvić Luka||971||1,256||?||793||923||961||1,066||1,336||1,291||1,400|
|of which in Šepurine||?||567||?||971||1,194||1,301||1,364||1,576||1,699||1,750|
|thereof in Prvić Luka||1,033||641||672||677||612||404||238||229||191||164|
|of which in Šepurine||1,413||1,242||1,176||1,117||955||623||397||315||262||239|
Culture and religion
The places Prvić Luka and Šepurine are protected as cultural heritage . There are three Roman Catholic churches on the island , a smaller one from the Middle Ages in Šepurine and a slightly larger one from the 19th century above the village, as well as one in Prvić Luka.
The famous polymath , diplomat and inventor Fausto Veranzio (Faust Vrančić, 1551–1617), whose family from Šibenik had their summer residence above Šepurine, was buried in the Church of St. Mary of Grace in Prvić Luka, where the famous son had one Spent part of his childhood. The building is still owned by this family.
In September 2012, a museum was opened at the port of Prvić Luka, in which visitors can find out more about the life and work of Faust Vrančić, partly interactively and partly using original exhibits. The modern building, which stands out almost like a foreign body from the rest of the harbor development, was co-financed by the European Union .
Economy and Infrastructure
Besides agriculture and fishing, tourism is the most important, but modest economic sector considering the size of the island. There is a smaller hotel at the port of Prvić Luka, otherwise only privately rented houses and guest rooms.
The Jadrolinija passenger ship Lara has connections several times a day on the route Šibenik - Zlarin - Prvić Luka - Šepurine - Vodice.
The island was one of the locations for the Croatian film " God forbid! ", Which was released in 2014.
the estate of the Vrančić family and the inventor Faust Vrančić
- Statistical Yearbook (2010) of the Republic of Croatia (PDF; 14.2 MB)
- Prvić Luka Online!
- Prvić Luka Online!
- Svečano otvoren Memorijalni centar Faust Vrančić (in German: Ceremonial opening of the Faust Vrančić Memorial Center ). Online at mc-faustvrancic.com. Retrieved July 14, 2016.