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The inhabited island of Stromboli is part of (the island group) Aeolian Islands and is located in the country of Italy, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 54.6 km. The surface-area of the island is 12.5 km2 and is therefore 0.033 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Tyrrhenian Sea and the total coastal length is about 16 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 4.8 km by 2.8 km (maximum width). The island is Southwest - Northeast oriented. The highest point is 926 meter and is named Vulkaan Stromboli . The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 38.79 (38°47'3.3882), 15.22 (15°12'55.6992).

The population is 400 and the population density is thus on 32 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Stromboli (located in the Northeast of the island). Other places on the island are: Ginostra (W). The island is located in the South of the country Italy. It is located in the administrative unit Autonomous region Sicily (local administrative level-name regione), in the Province Messina (local administrative level-name Provincia ). Direct neighboring islands of Stromboli are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Panarea Located 21.7 km SouthWest of the island.
2) Lipari Located 42.1 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
3) Salina Located 42.1 km SouthWest of the island.
4) Vulcano Located 48.4 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
5) Filicudi Located 62 km WestSouthWest of the island.

For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also.
The source material on the island consists of vulcanic. The land use on the island of Stromboli consists of Sand - Rock 3.4 km2 (28%), nature 7.8 km2 (63%),

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