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The inhabited very small island of Île Chevallier (local name Île Chevallier ) is located in the country of France, Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is, quite close about 0.1 km. The surface-area of the island is 0.99 km2 and is therefore 0.003 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Bay of Biscay and the total coastal length is about 6.1 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 2 km by 0.80 km (maximum width). The highest point is 10 meter. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 47.86 (47°51'38.1168), -4.18 (-4°11'2.8644).

The population is 69 and the population density is thus on 79.1 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The island is located in the West of the country France. It is located in the administrative unit Region Brittany (local administrative level-name région), in the Departement Finistère (local administrative level-name Département). Direct neighboring islands of Île Chevallier are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Île du Loc'h Located 22.3 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
2) Île de Sein Located 53.6 km WestNorthWest of the island.
3) Groix Located 59.5 km SouthEast of the island.
4) Île de Béniguet Located 74.1 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
5) Île-Molène Located 83.2 km NorthNorthWest of the island.

The island is accessible by car (by means of ferry or bridge). The distance from Western-Europe (The Netherlands) is about 1053 km. Far as is known, there are good cycling opportunities on the island.
The source material on the island consists of clay. The land use on the island of Île Chevallier consists of and agriculture 1 km2 (100%),

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