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The inhabited small island of Lipari is part of (the island group) Aeolian Islands and is located in the country of Italy, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 63.7 km. The surface-area of the island is 37.1 km2 and is therefore 0.098 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Tyrrhenian Sea and the total coastal length is about 39.6 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 9.2 km by 7.1 km (maximum width). The island is North - South oriented. The highest point is 593 meter and is named Vulkaan Monte San Angelo Lipa. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 38.49 (38°2'55.4388), 14.94 (14°56'10.5468).


The population is 11231 and the population density is thus on 300.00 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Lipari (located in the Southeast of the island). Other places on the island are: Canneto (O), Porticello (NO), Quattropani (NW), Acquacalda (N). The island is located in the South of the country Italy. It is located in the administrative unit Autonomous region Sicily (local administrative level-name regione), in the Province Messina (local administrative level-name Provincia ). Direct neighboring islands of Lipari are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Vulcano Located 0.8 km WestNorthWest of the island.
2) Salina Located 4.1 km SouthEast of the island.
3) Panarea Located 13.9 km NorthEast of the island.
4) Sicily Located 27.5 km West of the island.
5) Filicudi Located 27.6 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
6) Stromboli Located 35.1 km NorthEast of the island.
7) Alicudi Located 46.8 km South of the island.
8) Ustica Located 149.9 km South of the island.
9) Isola di Levanzo Located 229.3 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
10) Isola di Favignana Located 230 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
11) Capri Located 231.5 km EastSouthEast of the island.
12) Isola di Marettimo Located 252.8 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
13) Ischia Located 255.8 km EastSouthEast of the island.
14) Procida Located 258.2 km EastSouthEast of the island.
15) Gozo Located 269.1 km WestSouthWest of the island.
16) Comino Located 273.9 km West of the island.
17) Malta Located 275.8 km West of the island.
18) Islands of St. Paul Located 278.5 km West of the island.
19) Santo Stefano Located 281.2 km EastSouthEast of the island.
20) Ventotene Located 282.5 km EastSouthEast of the island.
21) Isole Cheradi Located 284.6 km NorthEast of the island.
22) Di Ponza Located 311.1 km EastSouthEast of the island.
23) Pantelleria Located 312.9 km SouthWest of the island.
24) Gavi Located 314.2 km EastSouthEast of the island.
25) Isola Zannone Located 314.5 km EastSouthEast of the island.

There is a ferry connection for cars to the mainland. 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 vulcanic. The land use on the island of Lipari consists of nature 22.3 km2 (60%), and agriculture 6.4 km2 (17%),


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