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The uninhabited small island of Hompelvoet is part of (the island group) Grevelingen - islands and is located in the country of The Netherlands, Western Europe. The island is located in an enclosed estuary. The surface-area of the island is 3.5 km2 and is therefore 0.009 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Grevelingenmeer and the total coastal length is about 12.3 km and the length of the island is about km. The highest point is only 2 meter. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 51.78 (51°46'4.4274), 3.93 (3°55'52.1652).

It is located in the administrative unit Province South Holland (local administrative level-name Provincie), in the Municipality Goedereede (local administrative level-name Gemeente). Direct neighboring islands of Hompelvoet are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Markenje Located 3.1 km NorthEast of the island.
2) Stampersplaat Located 4.2 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
3) Ossehoek Located 4.2 km WestSouthWest of the island.
4) Stampersplaat Zuid Located 4.7 km SouthSouthEast of the island.

The land use on the island of Hompelvoet consists of wood 0.8 km2 (23%), nature 2.1 km2 (59%),

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