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The inhabited large island of Ibiza (local name Isla de Ibiza) is part of (the island group) Balearic Islands and is located in the country of Spain, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 87.1 km. The surface-area of the island is 569.2 km2 and is therefore 1.5 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Balearic Sea and the total coastal length is about 215.2 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 38 km by 20 km (maximum width). The island is Southwest - Northeast oriented. The highest point is 475 meter and is named Sa Talaiassa. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 38.98 (38░59'0.6396), 1.41 (1░24'38.8692).


The population is 129562 and the population density is thus on 226.3 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km▓). The capital of the island is Eivissa (located in the Southeast of the island). Other places on the island are: Sant Antoni (W). The island is located in the East-southeast of the country Spain. It is located in the administrative unit Autonomous Community Balearic Islands (local administrative level-name Comunidad autˇnoma), in the Province Balearic Islands (local administrative level-name Provincia). Direct neighboring islands of Ibiza are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Conejera Located 18.1 km West of the island.
2) Espardell Located 20.4 km South of the island.
3) Tagomago Located 20.8 km EastNorthEast of the island.
4) Espalmador Located 20.8 km South of the island.
5) VedrÓ Located 22.6 km WestSouthWest of the island.

Note: The information described below is partly subject to change. The island is directly accessible from Western Europe by plane. The island is accessible by car (by means of ferry or bridge). The distance from Western-Europe (The Netherlands) is about 1925 km. There is a ferry connection for cars to the mainland. For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also. Far as is known, there are good cycling opportunities on the island.
The land use on the island of Ibiza consists of Sand - Rock 2.6 km2 (1%), wood 216.9 km2 (38%), nature 19.9 km2 (4%), wet nature 4.7 km2 (1%), and agriculture 157 km2 (28%), Special is that the island also prevent vineyards (129.6 km2 - 23%).


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