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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: 18.52559 lat : 57.53737
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): WGS84long: 18°31'32.1276 lat : 57°32'14.5392
Surface area: 2989.4 km2 (7.872 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 620.6 km
Average height: 29 metre
Length island: 125 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 55 km
Name : Follingbohöjden (78 metre)
Orientation island: South-southwest - North-northeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 57269
Population density: 18.00 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Fårösund (N), Bläse (N), Irevik (N), Lärbro (N), Slite (NO), Vibble (W), Gothem (O), Sanda (W), Klintehamn (ZW), Ljugarn (O), Stånga (Z), När (ZO), Havdhem (Z), Burgsvik (Z), Sundre (Z)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Gotland
Archipelago (island group): Gotland
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Fårö 0.456 km East
2) Gotska Sandön 47.9 km NorthNorthEast
3) Öland 57 km West
4) Utö 112.7 km NorthNorthWest
5) Ornö 121.5 km North
6) Nämdö 138.5 km North
7) Runmarö 147.4 km North
8) Möja 164 km North
9) Grinda 164.5 km North
10) Saaremaa 169.1 km EastNorthEast
11) Vilsandi 171.3 km EastNorthEast
12) Sturkö 171.6 km WestSouthWest
13) Utlängan 173 km SouthWest
14) Aspö 180.3 km WestSouthWest
15) Abruka 203.1 km EastNorthEast
16) Hiiumaa 209.3 km NorthEast
17) Hanö 225 km WestSouthWest
18) Visingsö 228 km WestNorthWest
19) Åland (Fasta) 237.8 km NorthNorthEast
20) Ivö 243.9 km WestSouthWest
21) Ruhnu 244.5 km East
22) Utö 247.2 km NorthNorthEast
23) Singö 247.3 km North
24) Muhu 248.7 km EastNorthEast
25) Bolmsö 261.3 km West
Country: Sweden
Location in Country: South-southeast
Name Län: County Gotlands
Name Kommun: municipality Gotland
Main place: Visby
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Burgsvik (South)
Faroesund (Central)
Havdhem (South)
Hemse (South)
Klintehamn (Central)
Laerbro (Central)
Ljugarn (Central)
Norra Visby (Central)
Roma (Central)
Romakloster (Central)
Slite (SouthWest)
Stanga (Central)
Tingstaede (North)
Vaeskinde (Central)
Vaesterhejde (Central)
Vibble (Central)
Visby (Central)

Location Main place: West
Sea: Baltic Sea
Distance to main land: 83 km
Nearest Country: Sweden
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: Largest island of Sweden in the Baltic Sea. Ferries from Oscarshamn to Visby and from Nynashamn (south of Stockholm) to Visby


Topographic islandmap Gotland

Gotland map

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Map Gotland

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Height map of Gotland

Gotland Digital terrain model - DTM



Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Gotland

The weather type in Gotland Countyovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 1 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 3.09 meter per second (Wind force - bft 2)
Winddirection: South-southwest
Atmospheric pressure: 992 mb
Humidity: 95 %
Daylength at 31 January 2023:8 hour and 17 minutes
Sunrise: 07:50 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 16:07 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Gotland

The weather for the next few hours

Gotland County - SE (longitude: 18.5256, latitude: 57.5374)
Distance weather station to the center island (direction NNO): not known
22:00
1 degrees Celcius
991 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
1:00
2 degrees Celcius
991 mbar
light snowweericoon
4:00
2 degrees Celcius
990 mbar
light snowweericoon
7:00
2 degrees Celcius
991 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
10:00
1 degrees Celcius
992 mbar
snowweericoon

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: Yes
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 1370 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Bicycle facilities: Yes

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

Wikipedia Gotland ?> Wikipedia: Wikipedia Gotland
Tourist information: Info Gotland
Youtube: Youtube Gotland
UNESCO Gotland ?> UNESCO: Hanseatic Town of Visby


island accommodation: Hotel ,Holiday Home, Camping

Hotel at Gotland ?> Hotel Hotel at Gotland booking.com
Campings at Gotland ?> Camping 1) Aminne Fritid
2) Burgsviks Camping
3) Kappelshamns Camping
4) Ljugarns Semesterby Camping
5) Norderstrands Camping
6) Slite Camping
7) Tofta Bad Camping
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Social media - Multimedia

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Landuse Gotland

 Forest   1494.6 km2 
 50% 
 Nature   120.4 km2 
 4% 
 Agriculture   1293.3 km2 
 43% 
 Wet nature   13.2 km2 
 0% 
 Water   7.5 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   53.1 km2 
 2% 
 Infrastructure   4.6 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   2.5 km2 
 0%