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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -6.22141 lat : 55.76404
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -6°13'17.0688 lat : 55°45'5.0526
Surface area: 611 km2 (1.609 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 225 km
Average height: 92 metre
Length island: 41 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 26 km
Name : Beinn Bheigier (491 metre)

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 3604
Population density: 5.90 inh/km2

Naming - Location

Local native name: Ìle
Archipelago (island group): Inner Hebrides
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Jura 0.776 km EastNorthEast
2) Oronsay 9.1 km NorthNorthWest
3) Colonsay 11.2 km NorthNorthWest
4) Gigha 15.4 km East
5) Rathlin Island 29.9 km South
6) Scarba 34.5 km NorthEast
7) Mull 37.4 km NorthNorthWest
8) Arran 39.8 km East
9) Luing 41.3 km NorthEast
10) Iona 44.7 km NorthNorthWest
11) Seil 48.1 km NorthEast
12) Isle of Bute 54.1 km EastNorthEast
13) Ulva 58.2 km North
14) Kerrera 59.6 km NorthNorthEast
15) Holy Island 61 km EastSouthEast
16) Lismore 66.9 km NorthNorthEast
17) Great Cumbrae Island 67.6 km East
18) Tiree 70.9 km NorthNorthWest
19) Coll 76.8 km NorthNorthWest
20) Muck 98.9 km North
21) Eigg 104 km North
22) Rùm 111.6 km North
23) Tory 115.6 km WestSouthWest
24) Skye 120.5 km North
25) Canna 126.3 km NorthNorthWest
Country: Great Britain
Country-section: Schotland
Location in Country: 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: 22 km
Nearest Country: Great Britain
island-Type: island in sea


Topographic islandmap Islay

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Height map of Islay

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Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Islay

The weather type in Bruichladdichovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 3.26 meter per second (Wind force - bft 2)
Winddirection: Southeast
Atmospheric pressure: 1029 mb
Humidity: 88 %
Daylength at 2 December 2022:7 hour and 25 minutes
Sunrise: 09:31 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 16:57 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Islay

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 1096 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes

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Landuse Islay

 Forest   36.5 km2 
 6% 
 Nature   264.8 km2 
 43% 
 Agriculture   106.1 km2 
 17% 
 Wet nature   191.9 km2 
 31% 
 Water   3.8 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   1.6 km2 
 0% 
 Infrastructure   1.4 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   4.9 km2 
 1%