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Location of Račišće within Croatia

Račišće (pronounced [rǎtʃiːʃtɕɛ]) is a village on the island of Korčula in Croatia. Korcula the island is part of the Dalmatian coast and it belongs to the Dubrovnik-Neretva county. It has a population of 477 residents.[1] The village is situated 12 kilometers west of the old town of Korcula.[2]

Racisce was established in 17th century by refugees from Makarska and Herzegovina. The oldest church is Saint Vlaho with its Baroque Loggia from 1682.

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Coordinates: 42°58′19″N 17°01′05″E / 42.972°N 17.018°E / 42.972; 17.018

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