Stivan is located in the City of Cres, in Primorje-Gorski Kotar County at an elevation of 108 meters above sea level and it covers the area of 25.83 km² (9.97 sq. miles). According to the 2011 census report, there were 40 inhabitants. It is largely populated by Croats (78%), but also Bosniaks (17%). Nearby places: Miholašćica, Belej, Grmov, Martinšćica, Ustrine, Vidovići, Vrana, Stanić, Zbišina and Mali Podol.