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The inhabited island of Spiekeroog is part of (the island group) Wadden Islands and is located in the country of Germany, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 5.5 km. The surface-area of the island is 18.4 km2 and is therefore 0.048 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Wadden Sea and the total coastal length is about 24 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 10.5 km by 2.4 km (maximum width). The island is Southwest - East oriented. The highest point is 24 meter and is named Weißen Düne. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 53.77 (53°46'13.1664), 7.73 (7°43'56.2224).


The population is 775 and the population density is thus on 42 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is spiekeroog (located in the West-southwest of the island). The island is located in the North-northwest of the country Germany. It is located in the administrative unit State Lower Saxony (local administrative level-name Land), in the District Wittmund (local administrative level-name Landkreis). Direct neighboring islands of Spiekeroog are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Wangerooge Located 11.2 km East of the island.
2) Langeoog Located 17.1 km West of the island.
3) Baltrum Located 23 km West 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 sand. The land use on the island of Spiekeroog consists of Sand - Rock 4.7 km2 (25%), nature 5.3 km2 (29%), wet nature 7.7 km2 (42%), and agriculture 0.3 km2 (2%),


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