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For a detailed description of this island, see our info-island-page:Achill

Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -10.03801 lat : 53.96668
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -10°2'1.6818 lat : 53°58'0.0372
Surface area: 148.1 km2 (0.39 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 129.3 km
Average height: 101 metre
Length island: 23 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 17.5 km
Name : Croaghaun (kliffen) (688 metre)
Orientation island: West-northwest - East-southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 2700
Population density: 18.2 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Dooagh, Keel, Dumha Éige, Dugort

Naming - Location

Local native name: Achill
Country: Ireland
Location in Country: Northwest
Name province: Province Connacht
Name County: County Mayo
Main place: Gob an Choire - Achill Sound
Location Main place: East
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 0.2 km
Nearest Country: Ireland
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea

Topographic islandmap Achill

Achill map

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Height map of Achill

Achill Digital terrain model - DTM

Relief: Height Classes in percentages

Relief: Slope Classes in percentages

Weather at Achill

The weather type in Rosturkclear skyweericoon
Current temperature: 4 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 12.21 meter per second (Wind force - bft 6)
Winddirection: East
Atmospheric pressure: 1027.99 mb
Humidity: 100 %
Daylength at 17 March 2018:12 hour and 1 minutes
Sunrise: 07:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 19:49 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Achill

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation

Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 1338 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: No
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: No
Bicycle facilities: Yes

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

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Landuse Achill

 Forest   0 km2 
 Nature   3.7 km2 
 Agriculture   25.5 km2 
 Wet nature   111.2 km2 
 Water   5.6 km2 
 Urban area   1.7 km2 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 Rock outcrop   0.5 km2