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Description island Isla Cortegada

The uninhabited very small island of Isla Cortegada is part of (the island group) Islas Malveiras and is located in the country of Spain, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is, quite close about 0.23 km. The surface-area of the island is 0.59 km2 and is therefore 0.002 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Atlantic Ocean and the total coastal length is about 4.2 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 1.5 km by 1.00 km (maximum width). The island is Southwest - Northeast oriented. The highest point is 22 meter. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 42.62 (42°37'5.6928), -8.78 (-8°47'3.9264).


It is located in the administrative unit Autonomous Community Galicia (local administrative level-name Comunidad autónoma), in the Province Pontevedra (local administrative level-name Provincia). Direct neighboring islands of Isla Cortegada are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Isla de Arosa Located 10.5 km WestSouthWest of the island.
2) Isla de La Toja Located 15 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
3) Isla de Salvora Located 24.3 km WestSouthWest of the island.
4) Isla de Ons Located 29.4 km SouthWest of the island.
5) Islas Cies Located 44.1 km SouthSouthWest of the island.

There is a ferry connection for cars to the mainland. For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also.
The land use on the island of Isla Cortegada consists of wood 0.6 km2 (93%),


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