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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -5.74530 lat : 55.68524
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -5°44'43.0728 lat : 55°41'6.8676
Surface area: 13.9 km2 (0.037 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 35 km
Average height: 18 metre
Length island: 9.6 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 3.1 km
Name : not known/no name (0 metre)
Orientation island: Southwest - Northeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 163
Population density: 11.70 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Ardminish

Naming - Location

Local native name: Gigha
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Islay 15.4 km West
2) Jura 16 km WestNorthWest
3) Arran 21.3 km EastSouthEast
4) Isle of Bute 36.1 km EastNorthEast
5) Holy Island 42.9 km EastSouthEast
6) Oronsay 43.8 km NorthWest
7) Colonsay 44.8 km NorthWest
8) Rathlin Island 46.1 km SouthSouthWest
9) Scarba 47.9 km North
10) Great Cumbrae Island 47.9 km East
11) Luing 51.5 km North
12) Seil 60 km North
13) Mull 65.1 km North
14) Kerrera 72.2 km North
15) Iona 77.5 km NorthWest
16) Lismore 81.8 km North
17) Ulva 86 km NorthNorthWest
18) Tiree 107.6 km NorthWest
19) Coll 108.8 km NorthNorthWest
20) Muck 125.9 km NorthNorthWest
21) Eigg 129.8 km NorthNorthWest
22) Rùm 139 km NorthNorthWest
23) Skye 144.6 km North
24) Canna 155 km NorthNorthWest
25) Soay 158.8 km North
Country:
Location in Country:
Name :
Name :
Main place: Ardminish
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(sister website):
Ardminish (Central)
Tarbert (NorthNorthEast)

Location Main place: East
Sea:
Distance to main land: 3 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop:
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks:


Topographic islandmap Gigha

Gigha map

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Height map of Gigha

Gigha Digital terrain model - DTM



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Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Gigha

The weather type in Carradaleovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 9 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 4.34 meter per second (Wind force - bft 3)
Winddirection: East-southeast
Atmospheric pressure: 1029 mb
Humidity: 84 %
Daylength at 3 December 2022:7 hour and 26 minutes
Sunrise: 09:29 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 16:55 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Gigha

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

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

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Landuse Gigha

 Forest   0.9 km2 
 6% 
 Nature   6.9 km2 
 49% 
 Agriculture   5.5 km2 
 39% 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   0.4 km2 
 3% 
 Urban area   0 km2 
 0% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   0.4 km2 
 3%