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The inhabited small island of Île Hoëdic (local name Île Hoedic) is located in the country of France, Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 15.7 km. The surface-area of the island is 2.4 km2 and is therefore 0.006 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 9.4 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 2.5 km by 1.00 km (maximum width). The island is West - Northeast oriented. The highest point is 18 meter. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 47.34 (47°20'23.3484), -2.88 (-2°52'32.1168).


The population is 111 and the population density is thus on 53 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Hoedic (located in the Center of the island). 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 Morbihan (local administrative level-name Département). Direct neighboring islands of Île Hoëdic are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Île-d'Houat Located 8.8 km NorthWest of the island.
2) Belle-Île-en-Mer Located 21.4 km West of the island.
3) Île-aux-Moines Located 27.3 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
4) Île d'Arz Located 28.7 km NorthNorthEast of the island.

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 Île Hoëdic consists of nature 1.7 km2 (74%), wet nature 0.4 km2 (15%), and agriculture 0.3 km2 (11%),


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