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The inhabited island of Alicudi is part of (the island group) Aeolian Islands and is located in the country of Italy, Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 117 km. The surface-area of the island is 5.2 km2 and is therefore 0.014 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Tyrrhenian Sea and the total coastal length is about 8.9 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 2.9 km by 2.3 km (maximum width). The island has No maindirection-circular. The highest point is 675 meter and is named Filo dell''Arpa. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 38.54 (38°32'34.9044), 14.35 (14°21'0.9522).


The population is 105 and the population density is thus on 20.2 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Alicudi Porto (located in the Southeast of the island). Other places on the island are: Perciato (Z). The island is located in the South of the country Italy. It is located in the administrative unit Autonomous region Sicily (local administrative level-name regione), in the Province Messina (local administrative level-name Provincia ). Direct neighboring islands of Alicudi are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Filicudi Located 19.1 km EastNorthEast of the island.
2) Salina Located 42.4 km East of the island.
3) Lipari Located 51.9 km East of the island.
4) Vulcano Located 56.6 km EastSouthEast of the island.
5) Panarea Located 63.4 km EastNorthEast of the island.

For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also.
The source material on the island consists of vulcanic. The land use on the island of Alicudi consists of Sand - Rock 1.7 km2 (32%), nature 3 km2 (59%),


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