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The uninhabited small island of Rottumeroog is part of (the island group) Wadden Islands and is located in the country of The Netherlands, Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 8.9 km. The surface-area of the island is 2.2 km2 and is therefore 0.006 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Wadden Sea and the total coastal length is about 9 km and the length of the island is about km. The highest point is only 3 meter. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 53.54 (53°32'2.031), 6.59 (6°35'7.9188).


It is located in the administrative unit Province Groningen (local administrative level-name Provincie), in the Municipality Eemsmond (local administrative level-name Gemeente). Direct neighboring islands of Rottumeroog are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Zuiderduintjes Located 1.8 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
2) Rottumerplaat Located 7.2 km West of the island.
3) Simonszand Located 11.3 km West of the island.


The source material on the island consists of sand. The land use on the island of Rottumeroog consists of Sand - Rock 1.2 km2 (51%), wet nature 1.1 km2 (49%),


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