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The inhabited island of Procida is part of (the island group) Phlegraean Islands and is located in the country of Italy, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is, quite close about 2.7 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 Tyrrhenian Sea and the total coastal length is about 22.9 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 3.7 km by 1.6 km (maximum width). The island is North-northeast - South-southwest oriented. The highest point is 91 meter and is named Terra Murata. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 40.76 (40°45'22.7268), 14.01 (14°0'52.4772).


The population is 10694 and the population density is thus on 2580 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Procida (located in the Northeast of the island). Other places on the island are: Centane (Z). The island is located in the Southeast of the country Italy. It is located in the administrative unit Region Campania (local administrative level-name regione), in the Province Naples (local administrative level-name Provincia ). Direct neighboring islands of Procida are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Ischia Located 9.4 km WestSouthWest of the island.
2) Capri Located 29.3 km SouthEast of the island.
3) Ventotene Located 50.4 km West of the island.
4) Di Ponza Located 91.4 km West of the island.

The island is accessible by car (by means of ferry or bridge). The distance from Western-Europe (The Netherlands) is about 1862 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 vulcanic. The land use on the island of Procida consists of wood 0.4 km2 (11%), nature 0.5 km2 (12%), and agriculture 2.4 km2 (58%),


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