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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: 7.88397 lat : 54.18245
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: 7°53'0.2274 lat : 54°10'56.8164
Surface area: 1.1 km2 (0.003 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 6.3 km
Average height: 18 metre
Length island: 2 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 0.60 km
Name : Pinneberg (61 metre)
Orientation island: Northwest - Southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 1127
Population density: 663 inh/km2

Naming - Location

Local native name: Helgoland
Archipelago (island group): archipelago Heligoland
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Heligoland-Düne 2.02 km EastNorthEast
2) Wangerooge 44.2 km South
3) Spiekeroog 47 km SouthSouthWest
Country: Germany
Location in Country: North-northwest
Name Land: State Schleswig-Holstein
Name Kreis: District Pinneberg
Main place: Helgoland
Location Main place: East-southeast
Sea: North Sea
Distance to main land: 46.9 km
Nearest Country: Germany
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: This part of Helgoland is also called Hauptinsel Heligoland. Known for red sandstone rock. Is not part of the customs territory of the EU.


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Weather at Heligoland

The weather type in Helgolandfew cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 2 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 2.6 meter per second (Wind force - bft 2)
Winddirection: West-northwest
Atmospheric pressure: 1013 mb
Humidity: 97 %
Daylength at 17 December 2017:7 hour and 21 minutes
Sunrise: 08:44 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 16:05 Europe/Amsterdam
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Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 390 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Bicycle facilities: Yes

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Landuse Heligoland

 Forest   0 km2 
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 Nature   0.6 km2 
 52% 
 Agriculture   0 km2 
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 Wet nature   0 km2 
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 Water   0.2 km2 
 19% 
 Urban area   0.3 km2 
 30% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
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 Viticulture   0 km2 
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 Rock outcrop   0 km2 
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