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The uninhabited very small island of Isla del Congreso is part of (the island group) Chafarinas Islands and is located in the country of Spain, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is, quite close about 1.9 km. The nearest (main) land is Marocco and is not the country to which the island belongs. The surface-area of the island is 0.25 km2 and is therefore 0.001 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Alboran Sea and the total coastal length is about 2.9 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 0.90 km by 0.25 km (maximum width). The island is North-northwest - South-southeast oriented. The highest point is 137 meter. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 35.18 (35°10'44.7744), -2.44 (-2°26'27.8664).


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 del Congreso are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Isla de Isabel II Located 1.1 km East of the island.
2) Isla del Rey Located 1.6 km East of the island.
3) Isla de Alboran Located 100.6 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
4) Peñon de Alhucemas Located 133.3 km West of the island.
5) Peñon de Vélez de la Gomera Located 170.7 km West of the island.





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