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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: 6.72100 lat : 53.59228
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: 6°43'15.5928 lat : 53°35'32.2116
Surface area: 32.4 km2 (0.085 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 35.9 km
Average height: 2 metre
Length island: 11 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 7.5 km
Name : not known/no name (6 metre)
Orientation island: West - East

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 5133
Population density: 167 inh/km2
Important places (direction): osland (M)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Borkum
Archipelago (island group): Wadden Islands
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Rottumeroog 11.6 km WestSouthWest
2) Zuiderduintjes 12 km SouthWest
Country: Germany
Location in Country: Northwest
Name Land: State Lower Saxony
Name Landkreis: District Leer
Main place: Borkum
Location Main place: West
Sea: Wadden Sea
Distance to main land: 10 km
Nearest Country: The Netherlands
Type Rock outcrop: sand
island-Type: island in sea


Topographic islandmap Borkum

Borkum map

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Height map of Borkum

Borkum Digital terrain model - DTM



Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Borkum

Weather Type: Overcast
Current temperature: 12.7 degrees Celcius wunderground
Wind: From the South at 1.9 MPH Gusting to 3.7 MPH
Winddirection: South
Atmospheric pressure: 1011 mb
Weather-page: Borkum

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation

Transport on your island-holiday

coming soon: car rental
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): 261 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
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 Borkum

 Forest   0 km2 
 0% 
 Nature   13.6 km2 
 42% 
 Agriculture   3.2 km2 
 10% 
 Wet nature   5.5 km2 
 17% 
 Water   0.4 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   3 km2 
 9% 
 Infrastructure   1.9 km2 
 6% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   4.8 km2 
 15%