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

Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: 13.39504 lat : 54.43559
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: 13°23'4.2126 lat : 54°2'36.8124
Surface area: 935 km2 (2.462 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 498.5 km
Average height: 18 metre
Length island: 52 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 41 km
Name : Piekberg (161 metre)
Orientation: No maindirection-circular

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 77000
Population density: 83 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Garz. Sassnitz. Binz. Putbus

Naming - Location

Local native name: Rügen
Country: Germany
Location in Country: North-northeast
Name Land: State Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Name Landkreis: District Vorpommern-Rügen
Main place: Bergen
Location Main place: Northeast
Sea: Baltic Sea
Distance to main land: 0.94 km
Nearest Country: Germany
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: Germany's largest island with chalk coasts


Topographic islandmap Rügen

Rügen map

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Height map of Rügen

Rügen Digital terrain model - DTM



Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Rügen

The weather type in Parchtitzovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 3 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 5.31 meter per second (Wind force - bft 3)
Winddirection: Northwest
Atmospheric pressure: 1021.87 mb
Humidity: 100 %
Daylength at 17 December 2017:7 hour and 18 minutes
Sunrise: 08:23 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 15:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Rügen

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : Yes
Accessible by car: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 798 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: Yes
Bicycle facilities: Yes

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

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Tourist information: Info Rügen
Youtube: Youtube Rügen
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island accommodation: Hotel ,Holiday Home, Camping

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Campings at Rügen ?> Hotel 1) Am Schaproder Bodden
2) Banzelvitzer Berge GmbH
3) Camping-Meier Prora
4) Caravancamp Ostseeblick
5) Drewoldke
6) Freizeit Oase Rugen
7) Freizeitcamp Am Wasser
8) Knaus Camping-und Ferienhauspark Rugen
9) Kruger Naturcamp
10) Regenbogen Camp Gohren
11) Regenbogen Camp Nonnevitz
12) Stortebeker-Camp
13) Sund Camp
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Landuse Rügen

 Forest   153.3 km2 
 16% 
 Nature   7.3 km2 
 1% 
 Agriculture   705.8 km2 
 76% 
 Wet nature   9.9 km2 
 1% 
 Water   14.9 km2 
 2% 
 Urban area   39.8 km2 
 4% 
 Infrastructure   3.8 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   0.3 km2 
 0%