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The inhabited island of Langeoog 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 4.1 km. The surface-area of the island is 20.8 km2 and is therefore 0.055 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Wadden Sea and the total coastal length is about 28.7 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 12.5 km by 2.5 km (maximum width). The island is West-southwest - East oriented. The highest point is 20 meter and is named Melkhörndüne. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 53.75 (53°44'45.5208), 7.53 (7°3'10.8036).


The population is 1968 and the population density is thus on 100 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is langeoog (located in the West-northwest of the island). The island is located in the North-northwest of the country Germany. It is located in the administrative unit State Lower Saxony (local administrative level-name Land), in the District Wittmund (local administrative level-name Landkreis). Direct neighboring islands of Langeoog are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Baltrum Located 6 km WestSouthWest of the island.
2) Norderney Located 16.4 km West of the island.
3) Spiekeroog Located 17.1 km East of the island.
4) Wangerooge Located 28.3 km East 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 Langeoog consists of Sand - Rock 2.6 km2 (12%), wood 0.3 km2 (2%), nature 10.4 km2 (50%), wet nature 3.2 km2 (15%), and agriculture 2.9 km2 (14%),


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