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Description island Caprera

The uninhabited island of Caprera is part of (the island group) Sardinia and is located in the country of Italy, Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 186 km. The surface-area of the island is 15.5 km2 and is therefore 0.041 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Tyrrhenian Sea and the total coastal length is about 58.7 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 8.8 km by 3.5 km (maximum width). The island is North - South oriented. The highest point is 212 meter and is named Monte Teialone. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 41.21 (41°12'36.1692), 9.46 (9°27'52.0812).


It is located in the administrative unit Region Sardinia (local administrative level-name regione), in the Province Olbia-Tempio (local administrative level-name Provincia ). Direct neighboring islands of Caprera are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) La maddalena Located 5.8 km NorthWest of the island.

The island is accessible by car (by means of ferry or bridge). The distance from Western-Europe (The Netherlands) is about 1630 km. For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also. There are ferry connections with car to other (neighboring) island (s). There are also (seasonal) ferry connections for pedestrians (-cyclists) with other (neighboring) island(s). Far as is known, there are good cycling opportunities on the island.
The source material on the island consists of rocky surface. The land use on the island of Caprera consists of Sand - Rock 1.1 km2 (7%), wood 1.3 km2 (8%), nature 11.9 km2 (77%),


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