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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -1.28980 lat : 50.67784
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -1°17'2.3262 lat : 50°40'40.2204
Surface area: 379.8 km2 (0.769 x Mainland Orkney)
Length coastline: 148.2 km
Average height: 53 metre
Length island: 36 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 21.5 km
Name : St Boniface Down (241 metre)
Orientation island: West - East

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 140500
Population density: 369 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Ryde (NO), Sandown (ZO), Cowes (N)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Isle of Wight
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Jersey 122.9 km SouthWest
2) Burhou 123.9 km SouthWest
3) Cyprus 155.7 km SouthWest
Country: Great Britain
Country-section: England
Location in Country: South
Name Region: Region South East England
Name Unitary authority: County Wight
Main place: Newport
Location Main place: Center
Sea: English Channel
Distance to main land: 1.4 km
Nearest Country: Great Britain
Type Rock outcrop: sedimentary rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: Known for beautiful white cliffs


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Weather at Isle of Wight

Weather Type: Overcast
Current temperature: 18.2 degrees Celcius wunderground
Wind: Calm
Winddirection: ESE
Atmospheric pressure: 1021 mb
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Transport on your island-holiday

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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): 608 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

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Landuse Isle of Wight

 Forest   21.8 km2 
 6% 
 Nature   6.3 km2 
 2% 
 Agriculture   301 km2 
 79% 
 Wet nature   1.7 km2 
 1% 
 Water   2.2 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   44.8 km2 
 12% 
 Infrastructure   1.2 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0.8 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   0 km2 
 0%