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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -6.22141 lat : 55.76404
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -6°13'17.0688 lat : 55°45'5.0526
Surface area: 611 km2 (1.609 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 225 km
Average height: 92 metre
Length island: 41 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 26 km
Name : Beinn Bheigier (491 metre)

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 3604
Population density: 5.9 inh/km2

Naming - Location

Local native name: Ìle
Archipelago (island group): Inner Hebrides
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Jura 31.1 km NorthEast
Country: Great Britain
Country-section: Scotland
Location in Country: Northwest
Name council area: Council area Argyll and Bute
Name Ward: Ward Kintyre and the Islands
Location Main place:
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 21.5 km
Nearest Country: Great Britain
island-Type: island in sea

Topographic islandmap Islay

Islay map

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Height map of Islay

Islay Digital terrain model - DTM

Relief: Height Classes in percentages

Relief: Slope Classes in percentages

Weather at Islay

The weather type in Bruichladdichovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 7.72 meter per second (Wind force - bft 4)
Winddirection: West-northwest
Atmospheric pressure: 1033 mb
Humidity: 76 %
Daylength at 16 January 2022:7 hour and 41 minutes
Sunrise: 09:43 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 17:25 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Islay

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation

Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 1096 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes

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Landuse Islay

 Forest   36.5 km2 
 Nature   264.8 km2 
 Agriculture   106.1 km2 
 Wet nature   191.9 km2 
 Water   3.8 km2 
 Urban area   1.6 km2 
 Infrastructure   1.4 km2 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 Rock outcrop   4.9 km2