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The inhabited island of Panarea 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 65.7 km. The surface-area of the island is 3.6 km2 and is therefore 0.009 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Tyrrhenian Sea and the total coastal length is about 9.9 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 2.8 km by 1.8 km (maximum width). The island is South-southwest - North-northeast oriented. The highest point is 420 meter and is named Punta del Corvo. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 38.64 (38°38'9.4524), 15.07 (15°3'5.5422).


The population is 241 and the population density is thus on 71 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Panarea (located in the East of the island). Other places on the island are: Ditella, Punta di Peppe e Maria, San Pietro, Drauto (O). 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 Panarea are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Lipari Located 20.4 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
2) Stromboli Located 21.7 km NorthEast of the island.
3) Salina Located 21.9 km WestSouthWest of the island.
4) Vulcano Located 27.4 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
5) Filicudi Located 44.4 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 vulcanic. The land use on the island of Panarea consists of Sand - Rock 0.7 km2 (19%), nature 1.9 km2 (52%),


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