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The inhabited small island of Isla de Ons is part of (the island group) islands coast Galicia and is located in the country of Spain, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 3.7 km. The surface-area of the island is 4.2 km2 and is therefore 0.011 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Atlantic Ocean and the total coastal length is about 17.6 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 6 km by 0.80 km (maximum width). The island is North - South oriented. The highest point is 128 meter and is named Alto do Cucorno. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 42.38 (42°22'38.4204), -8.94 (-8°56'9.9204).


The population is 80 and the population density is thus on 17.9 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is O Curro (located in the East of the island). The island is located in the Northwest of the country Spain. It is located in the administrative unit Autonomous Community Galicia (local administrative level-name Comunidad autónoma), in the Province Pontevedra (local administrative level-name Provincia). Direct neighboring islands of Isla de Ons are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Isla de Salvora Located 12.6 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
2) Isla de La Toja Located 14.5 km NorthEast of the island.
3) Islas Cies Located 16.4 km South of the island.
4) Isla de Arosa Located 19.8 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
5) Isla de San Martiño o del Sur Located 20.1 km South 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 land use on the island of Isla de Ons consists of nature 4.1 km2 (100%),


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