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The inhabited island of Juist is part of (the island group) Wadden Islands and is located in the country of Germany, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 6.8 km. The surface-area of the island is 13.6 km2 and is therefore 0.036 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Wadden Sea and the total coastal length is about 35.8 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 16 km by 0.90 km (maximum width). The island is West - East oriented. The highest point is 22 meter and is named -9999. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 53.68 (53°40'34.5072), 6.98 (6°58'55.6104).


The population is 1772 and the population density is thus on 108 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is juist (located in the Center of the island). Other places on the island are: Loog (M). The island is located in the Northwest of the country Germany. It is located in the administrative unit State Lower Saxony (local administrative level-name Land), in the District Aurich (local administrative level-name Landkreis). Direct neighboring islands of Juist are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Norderney Located 17.7 km East of the island.
2) Borkum Located 19.2 km WestSouthWest of the island.

For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also. Far as is known, there are good cycling opportunities on the island.
The source material on the island consists of sand. The land use on the island of Juist consists of Sand - Rock 1.2 km2 (9%), nature 4.4 km2 (32%), wet nature 6.7 km2 (49%), and agriculture 0.4 km2 (3%),


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