Ugljan is the largest town on the island and it is located in the north-western part of the island, which has the most sunshine hours in the entire Zadar area due to its relief characteristics.

Nine idyllic small parts (Čeprljanda, Lučino Selo, Batalaža, Sušica, Gornje Selo, Muline, Guduće, Fortoština, Varoš) are located in different corners and numerous bays together forming the entirety of the town Ugljan.

Approximately 1000 inhabitants are living here mainly from agriculture, fishing and tourism.