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The inhabited small island of Comino (local name Kemmuna) is part of (the island group) Malta - country and is located in the country of Malta, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 245 km. The nearest (main) land is Italy and is not the country to which the island belongs. The surface-area of the island is 2.7 km2 and is therefore 0.007 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Mediterranean Sea and the total coastal length is about 9.5 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 2.6 km by 2.2 km (maximum width). The island is West - East oriented. The highest point is 75 meter and is named Redoubt Hill. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 36.01 (36°0'42.1956), 14.34 (14°20'9.6972).

The population is 8 and the population density is thus on 2 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The island is located in the Northwest of the country Malta. It is located in the administrative unit Local council Ghajnsielem (local administrative level-name Kunsill Lokali), Direct neighboring islands of Comino are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Islands of St. Paul Located 7.9 km SouthEast of the island.
2) Gozo Located 7.9 km WestNorthWest of the island.
3) Malta Located 15.7 km SouthEast of the island.
4) Linosa Located 135 km West of the island.
5) Sicilië Located 163 km NorthNorthWest of the island.

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).
The source material on the island consists of rocky surface. The land use on the island of Comino consists of nature 1.2 km2 (42%),

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