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The inhabited small island of Berneray is part of (the island group) and is located in the country of , Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 79.3 km. The surface-area of the island is 10.8 km2 and is therefore 0.028 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the and the total coastal length is about 18.3 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 5.2 km by 3.4 km (maximum width). The island is Southwest - Northeast oriented. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 57.72 (57°0'25.9884), -7.18 (-7°11'4.4016).


The population is 138 and the population density is thus on 13.60 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). Other places on the island are: Baile. The island is located in the of the country . It is located in the administrative unit (local administrative level-name ), in the (local administrative level-name ). Direct neighboring islands of Berneray are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) North Uist Located 0.6 km WestNorthWest of the island.
2) Lewis Harris Located 7.5 km NorthEast of the island.
3) Baleshare Located 19.2 km WestSouthWest of the island.
4) Grimsay Located 22.3 km West of the island.
5) Benbecula Located 24.7 km WestSouthWest of the island.
6) Scalpay Located 29.8 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
7) Skye Located 33.2 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
8) South Uist Located 34.4 km WestSouthWest of the island.
9) Great Bernera Located 54.9 km EastNorthEast of the island.
10) Eriskay Located 68.2 km West of the island.
11) Isle of Rona Located 71.3 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
12) Isle of Raasay Located 71.3 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
13) Barra Located 73.2 km West of the island.
14) St Kilda or Hirta Located 79.6 km South of the island.
15) Canna Located 80 km WestNorthWest of the island.
16) Scalpay Located 81.2 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
17) Soay Located 83.1 km NorthWest of the island.
18) Rùm Located 87.4 km NorthWest of the island.
19) Eigg Located 105.2 km NorthWest of the island.
20) Muck Located 110 km WestNorthWest of the island.
21) Coll Located 120.2 km WestNorthWest of the island.
22) Tiree Located 130.4 km WestNorthWest of the island.
23) Mull Located 132.2 km WestNorthWest of the island.
24) Ulva Located 145.9 km WestNorthWest of the island.
25) Iona Located 158.3 km WestNorthWest of the island.


The source material on the island consists of rocky surface. The land use on the island of Berneray consists of Sand - Rock 3.2 km2 (30%), nature 6 km2 (55%), wet nature 0.1 km2 (1%), and agriculture 1.2 km2 (11%),


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