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The inhabited very small island of Isla de Alboran is part of (the island group) Plazas de soberanía - Plazas menores and is located in the country of Spain, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 53.7 km. The nearest (main) land is Marocco and is not the country to which the island belongs. The surface-area of the island is 0.08 km2 and is therefore 0 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Alboran Sea and the total coastal length is about 1.7 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 0.60 km by 0.27 km (maximum width). The island is North - South oriented. The highest point is 15 meter. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 35.94 (35°56'21.7932), -3.03 (-3°2'5.6904).


The population is 21 and the population density is thus on 262.5 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The island is located in the South of the country Spain. It is located in the administrative unit Autonomous Community Andalusia (local administrative level-name Comunidad autónoma), in the Province Almería (local administrative level-name Provincia). Direct neighboring islands of Isla de Alboran are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Isla del Congreso Located 100.6 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
2) Isla de Isabel II Located 101 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
3) Isla del Rey Located 101.3 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
4) Peñon de Alhucemas Located 110.8 km SouthWest of the island.
5) Peñon de Vélez de la Gomera Located 141.9 km WestSouthWest of the island.





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