The island of Rava was first mentioned in 13th century when it was mentioned in historical records together with the Zadar´s noble family Raua.
Rava is an island in the Zadar archipelago. It is situated between Iž and Dugi otok, 16 nautical miles (30 km) from Zadar. Its area is 3.6 km2. The only settlements on the island are Vela Rava and Mala Rava. The coast of the island is very indented with 13 bays and 15.45 km of coastline.