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The inhabited island of Capri is located in the country of Italy, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 5.1 km. The surface-area of the island is 10.4 km2 and is therefore 0.027 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Tyrrhenian Sea and the total coastal length is about 25.7 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 6.3 km by 2.7 km (maximum width). The island is West - East oriented. The highest point is 589 meter and is named Monte Solaro. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 40.55 (40°33'0.2142), 14.23 (14°13'32.5956).

The population is 13839 and the population density is thus on 1331 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Capri (located in the Center of the island). Other places on the island are: Anacapri (M). The island is located in the Southeast of the country Italy. It is located in the administrative unit Region Campania (local administrative level-name regione), in the Province Naples (local administrative level-name Provincia ). Direct neighboring islands of Capri are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Procida Located 29.3 km NorthWest of the island.
2) Ischia Located 33.6 km WestNorthWest of the island.
3) Ventotene Located 73.8 km WestNorthWest of the island.
4) Di Ponza Located 115.3 km WestNorthWest of the island.

For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also. Far as is known, there are good cycling opportunities on the island.
The source material on the island consists of rocky surface. The land use on the island of Capri consists of Sand - Rock 0.3 km2 (3%), wood 2.2 km2 (21%), nature 2.3 km2 (23%), and agriculture 4.3 km2 (42%),

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