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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -5.91610 lat : 55.95538
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -5°54'57.9708 lat : 55°57'19.3608
Surface area: 363.5 km2 (0.957 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 163.3 km
Average height: 159 metre
Length island: 44 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 12 km
Name : Beinn an Òir (785 metre)

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 24
Population density: 0.1 inh/km2

Naming - Location

Local native name: Jura
Archipelago (island group): Inner Hebrides
Country: Great Britain
Country-section: Scotland
Location in Country: North-northwest
Name council area: Council area Argyll and Bute
Name Ward: Ward Kintyre and the Islands
Location Main place:
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 4.6 km
Nearest Country: Great Britain
island-Type: island in sea


Topographic islandmap Jura

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Height map of Jura

Jura Digital terrain model - DTM



Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Jura

Weather Type: Overcast
Current temperature: 12.3 degrees Celcius wunderground
Wind: From the ESE at 3.6 MPH Gusting to 4.9 MPH
Winddirection: ESE
Atmospheric pressure: 1001.9 mb
Weather-page: Jura

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation

Transport on your island-holiday

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Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 1086 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes

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Landuse Jura

 Forest   7.7 km2 
 2% 
 Nature   271.8 km2 
 75% 
 Agriculture   2.9 km2 
 1% 
 Wet nature   73.4 km2 
 20% 
 Water   2.2 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   0 km2 
 0% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   5.7 km2 
 2%