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The inhabited small island of Tiengemeten is part of (the island group) Haringvliet - islands and is located in the country of The Netherlands, Western Europe. The island is located in an enclosed estuary. The surface-area of the island is 10.7 km2 and is therefore 0.028 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Haringvliet and the total coastal length is about 16.1 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 51.74 (51°44'22.0344), 4.31 (4°18'25.8912).


The population is 11 and the population density is thus on 45.3 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The island is located in the West-southwest of the country The Netherlands. It is located in the administrative unit Province South Holland (local administrative level-name Provincie), in the Municipality Korendijk (local administrative level-name Gemeente). Direct neighboring islands of Tiengemeten are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Noordplaat Located 10.7 km SouthWest of the island.
2) Slijkplaat Located 12.9 km NorthWest of the island.

There is a ferry connection for cars to the mainland. For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also.
The land use on the island of Tiengemeten consists of wet nature 2.6 km2 (24%), and agriculture 7.6 km2 (70%),


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