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The inhabited island of Pellworm is part of (the island group) North Frisian Islands and is located in the country of Germany, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 5.2 km. The surface-area of the island is 39.6 km2 and is therefore 0.104 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Wadden Sea and the total coastal length is about 30.5 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 9 km by 6 km (maximum width). The island is West-southwest - East-northeast oriented. The highest point is only 2 meter and is named -9999. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 54.52 (54°3'7.8336), 8.65 (8°38'56.8716).


The population is 1041 and the population density is thus on 28 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Tammensiel (located in the East of the island). Other places on the island are: Alte Kirche, Gr. The island is located in the North-northwest of the country Germany. It is located in the administrative unit State Schleswig-Holstein (local administrative level-name Land), in the District Nordfriesland (local administrative level-name Kreis).
The island is accessible by car (by means of ferry or bridge). The distance from Western-Europe (The Netherlands) is about 469 km. There is a ferry connection for cars to the mainland. For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also. There are ferry connections with car to other (neighboring) island (s). There are also (seasonal) ferry connections for pedestrians (-cyclists) with other (neighboring) island(s). 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 Pellworm consists of wet nature 4.5 km2 (11%), and agriculture 34.9 km2 (88%),


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