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The inhabited small island of Nólsoy is part of (the island group) and is located in the country of , Northern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 380 km. The surface-area of the island is 10.3 km2 and is therefore 0.027 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the and the total coastal length is about 21 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 8.7 km by 2.1 km (maximum width). The island is North - South oriented. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 61.98 (61°5'53.2968), -6.65 (-6°38'56.0004).


The population is 222 and the population density is thus on 26.10 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Nólsoy (located in the North of the island). Other places on the island are: Nólsoy (N). The island is located in the of the country . It is located in the administrative unit (local administrative level-name ), in the (local administrative level-name ). Direct neighboring islands of Nólsoy are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Streymoy Located 3 km South of the island.
2) Eysturoy Located 3.8 km East of the island.
3) Sandoy Located 10.1 km WestSouthWest of the island.
4) Hestur Located 10.9 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
5) Koltur Located 14.6 km South of the island.
6) Borðoy Located 17.8 km EastNorthEast of the island.
7) Vágar Located 20.4 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
8) Skúvoy Located 20.8 km WestSouthWest of the island.
9) Kalsoy Located 22.5 km East of the island.
10) Kunoy Located 25.8 km East of the island.
11) Stóra Dímun Located 27.9 km WestSouthWest of the island.
12) Svínoy Located 28.5 km EastNorthEast of the island.
13) Viðoy Located 31.2 km EastNorthEast of the island.
14) Lítla Dímun Located 34.9 km West of the island.
15) Suðuroy Located 36.4 km WestSouthWest of the island.
16) Fugloy Located 38.1 km EastNorthEast of the island.
17) Mykines Located 44.7 km South of the island.
18) Mainland Shetland Located 313.2 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
19) Foula Located 315.8 km NorthWest of the island.
20) Papa Stour Located 318.2 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
21) Yell Located 323.9 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
22) Muckle Roe Located 327.8 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
23) Unst Located 328.9 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
24) Vaila Located 333.3 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
25) Fetlar Located 338.1 km NorthNorthWest of the island.





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