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The inhabited small island of Herm is part of (the island group) Channel Islands and is located in the country of Guernsey-Jersey-Man, Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 40.5 km. The nearest (main) land is France and is not the country to which the island belongs. The surface-area of the island is 2 km2 and is therefore 0.005 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the English Channel and the total coastal length is about 6.1 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 2.2 km by 0.90 km (maximum width). The island is North - South oriented. The highest point is 70 meter and is named Monku. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 49.47 (49°28'19.3836), -2.45 (-2°26'57.8976).


The population is 60 and the population density is thus on 30.00 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Le Manoir (located in the Center of the island). The island is located in the South of the country Guernsey-Jersey-Man. Direct neighboring islands of Herm are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Jethou Located 0.5 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
2) Guernsey Located 3.9 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
3) Brecqhou Located 5 km NorthWest of the island.
4) Sark Located 5.5 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
5) Lihou Located 15 km South of the island.
6) Jersey Located 26.5 km WestNorthWest of the island.
7) Alderney Located 29.3 km EastNorthEast of the island.
8) Burhou Located 30.3 km EastNorthEast of the island.
9) Île de Bréhat Located 77 km WestSouthWest of the island.
10) Grande-Île Located 78.7 km NorthWest of the island.
11) Tombelaine Located 112.3 km NorthWest of the island.
12) Mont Saint-Michel Located 114.4 km NorthWest of the island.
13) Île de Batz Located 137.7 km SouthWest of the island.
14) Brownsea Island Located 138.1 km EastNorthEast of the island.
15) Isle of Wight Located 145.1 km EastNorthEast of the island.
16) Île d'Arz Located 208 km West of the island.
17) Île-aux-Moines Located 208.2 km West of the island.
18) Île de Béniguet Located 214.1 km SouthWest of the island.
19) Groix Located 214.8 km WestSouthWest of the island.
20) Île Chevallier Located 218.2 km SouthWest of the island.
21) Île-Molène Located 218.3 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
22) Ouessant Located 219.2 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
23) Île du Loc'h Located 225.8 km WestSouthWest of the island.
24) Île-d'Houat Located 232.5 km West of the island.
25) Île de Sein Located 236.9 km SouthWest of the island.

There are also (seasonal) ferry connections for pedestrians (-cyclists) with other (neighboring) island(s).



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