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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -6.15496 lat : 56.90354
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -6°9'17.8596 lat : 56°54'12.7512
Surface area: 28.9 km2 (0.076 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 25.8 km
Average height: 140 metre
Length island: 7.6 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 5.8 km
Name : not known/no name (0 metre)
Orientation island: Southwest - Northeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 105
Population density: 2.70 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Galmisdale

Naming - Location

Local native name: Eigg
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Muck 4.3 km SouthSouthWest
2) Rùm 6.5 km NorthWest
3) Skye 10.9 km NorthEast
4) Soay 21.3 km NorthNorthWest
5) Canna 23.8 km NorthWest
6) Mull 24 km South
7) Coll 26.8 km SouthWest
8) Scalpay 38 km NorthNorthEast
9) Ulva 41.6 km South
10) Isle of Raasay 43.2 km North
11) Tiree 49.9 km SouthWest
12) Lismore 53.7 km SouthEast
13) Iona 59.8 km SouthSouthWest
14) Kerrera 62.6 km SouthEast
15) Isle of Rona 64.3 km North
16) South Uist 65.3 km WestNorthWest
17) Eriskay 67.5 km WestNorthWest
18) Seil 69.1 km SouthSouthEast
19) Barra 71.6 km West
20) Luing 73.7 km SouthSouthEast
21) Scarba 79.7 km SouthSouthEast
22) Colonsay 82.3 km
23) Benbecula 82.7 km NorthWest
24) Jura 84.5 km SouthSouthEast
25) Grimsay 87 km NorthWest
Country:
Location in Country:
Name :
Name :
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(sister website):
Galmisdale (SouthSouthEast)
Kildonnan (EastSouthEast)

Sea:
Distance to main land: 12 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


Topographic islandmap Eigg

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Height map of Eigg

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Weather at Eigg

The weather type in Ardvasarovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 3.33 meter per second (Wind force - bft 3)
Winddirection: South-southeast
Atmospheric pressure: 1029 mb
Humidity: 85 %
Daylength at 2 December 2022:7 hour and 11 minutes
Sunrise: 09:38 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 16:49 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Eigg

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 0 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: No
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: No
Bicycle facilities: No

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Landuse Eigg

 Forest   1.3 km2 
 5% 
 Nature   18.9 km2 
 65% 
 Agriculture   8.5 km2 
 30% 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   0.1 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   0 km2 
 0% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   0.2 km2 
 1%