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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -6.04005 lat : 57.40171
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -6°2'24.1692 lat : 57°24'6.1524
Surface area: 61.5 km2 (0.162 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 53.3 km
Average height: 152 metre
Length island: 20 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 5.9 km
Name : Dùn Caan (0 metre)
Orientation island: West-southwest - East-northeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 161
Population density: 2.50 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Arnish (N)
Brochel (NNO)
Fearns (ZO)
North Fearns (ZZO)
Inverarish (Z)
Clachan (ZZW)
Oskaig (ZW)
Balachuirn (WZW)
Balmeanach (WZW)
Glame (W)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Isle of Raasay
Archipelago (island group):
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Skye 1.1 km SouthWest
2) Isle of Rona 1.2 km NorthNorthEast
3) Scalpay 1.4 km SouthSouthEast
4) Soay 20.1 km SouthSouthWest
5) Rùm 34.3 km SouthSouthWest
6) Canna 39.1 km SouthWest
7) Eigg 43.2 km South
8) Muck 54.8 km South
9) Scalpay 54.8 km NorthWest
10) Lewis Harris 55.9 km NorthNorthWest
11) North Uist 63.2 km WestNorthWest
12) South Uist 66.8 km West
13) Benbecula 67.1 km West
14) Grimsay 67.3 km West
15) Berneray 71.3 km WestNorthWest
16) Mull 75 km South
17) Coll 75.3 km SouthSouthWest
18) Baleshare 76.5 km West
19) Eriskay 77 km WestSouthWest
20) Barra 87.5 km WestSouthWest
21) Great Bernera 90.5 km NorthNorthWest
22) Lismore 92.5 km SouthSouthEast
23) Ulva 92.9 km South
24) Tiree 96.1 km SouthSouthWest
25) Kerrera 105.9 km SouthSouthEast
Country:
Location in Country:
Name :
Name :
Main place: Inverarish
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Arnish (NorthNorthEast)
Balachuirn (WestSouthWest)
Balmeanach (Central)
Brochel (NorthNorthEast)
Clachan (SouthWest)
Glame (Central)
Inverarish (SouthSouthWest)
North Fearns (South)
Oskaig (SouthWest)

Location Main place: South-southwest
Sea:
Distance to main land: 6.5 km
Nearest Country:
Type Rock outcrop: sand
island-Type:
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Weather at Isle of Raasay

The weather type in Portreeovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 6 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 2.41 meter per second (Wind force - bft 2)
Winddirection: South
Atmospheric pressure: 1029 mb
Humidity: 81 %
Daylength at 2 December 2022:7 hour and 4 minutes
Sunrise: 09:41 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 16:45 Europe/Amsterdam
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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 Isle of Raasay

 Forest   3.3 km2 
 5% 
 Nature   42.3 km2 
 69% 
 Agriculture   3.9 km2 
 6% 
 Wet nature   11.3 km2 
 18% 
 Water   0.7 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   0 km2 
 0% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   0 km2 
 0%