Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Cherso, an island of Austro-Hungary, lies in the Gulf of Quarnero in the Adriatic Sea. Covering an area of 127 square miles, it yields wine, olives, and various fruits. It has extensive forests. It is united with a neighbouring island, Lussin, by means of a bridge. Its capital, Cherso, has good harbour accommodation and a cathedral.