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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -5.23800 lat : 55.57122
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -5°14'16.8036 lat : 55°34'16.3884
Surface area: 431.6 km2 (1.137 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 98 km
Average height: 223 metre
Length island: 32 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 16 km
Name : Goat Fell (874 metre)
Orientation island: North - South

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 5058
Population density: 11.7 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Lochranza (N), Mid Sannox (NO), Tormore (W)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Eilean Arainn
Archipelago (island group): islands in Firth of Clyde
Country: Great Britain
Country-section: Scotland
Location in Country: North-northwest
Name council area: Council area North Ayrshire
Name Ward: Ward Ardrossan and Arran
Main place: Brodick
Location Main place: West
Sea: Firth of Clyde
Distance to main land: 4.5 km
Nearest Country: Great Britain
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in estuary
Remarks: Mini Scotland. Castle Lochranza model for Tintin and the Black Island.


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Transport on your island-holiday

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Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 1011 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: No
Bicycle facilities: Yes

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Landuse Arran

 Forest   102.4 km2 
 24% 
 Nature   230.9 km2 
 54% 
 Agriculture   48 km2 
 11% 
 Wet nature   41.6 km2 
 10% 
 Water   4.7 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   3.9 km2 
 1% 
 Infrastructure   0 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 0% 
 Rock outcrop   0.2 km2 
 0%