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The inhabited very small island of Brecqhou is part of (the island group) Channel Islands and is located in the country of Guernsey-Jersey-Man, Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 37.3 km. The nearest (main) land is France and is not the country to which the island belongs. The surface-area of the island is 0.81 km2 and is therefore 0.002 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the English Channel and the total coastal length is about 3.8 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 1.00 km by 0.65 km (maximum width). The island is West - East oriented. The highest point is 59 meter. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 49.43 (49°2'35.3328), -2.39 (-2°23'17.4588).

The population is 2 and the population density is thus on 3.3 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Fort Brecqhou (located in the Center of the island). The island is located in the South of the country Guernsey-Jersey-Man. Direct neighboring islands of Brecqhou are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Jethou Located 0 km East of the island.
2) Sark Located 1.8 km EastSouthEast of the island.
3) Herm Located 6.2 km NorthWest of the island.
4) Lihou Located 20.5 km WestNorthWest of the island.

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