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The uninhabited very small island of Simonszand 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 10.3 km. The surface-area of the island is 0.89 km2 and is therefore 0.002 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Wadden Sea and the total coastal length is about 4 km and the length of the island is about km. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 53.52 (53°31'3.8676), 6.41 (6°24'3.7602).


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 Simonszand are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Rottumerplaat Located 4.4 km EastNorthEast of the island.
2) Rottumeroog Located 11.3 km East of the island.
3) Schiermonnikoog Located 11.6 km WestSouthWest of the island.


The source material on the island consists of sand. The land use on the island of Simonszand consists of Sand - Rock 0.8 km2 (93%), wet nature 0.1 km2 (7%),


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