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The inhabited very small island of Holy Isle is part of (the island group) and is located in the country of , Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 19.6 km. The surface-area of the island is 2.5 km2 and is therefore 0.006 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the and the total coastal length is about 7.1 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 3 km by 1.1 km (maximum width). The island is West-northwest - East-southeast oriented. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 55.53 (55°31'31.1304), -5.07 (-5°4'27.5844).


The population is 31 and the population density is thus on 12.00 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). 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 Holy Island are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Arran Located 0.7 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
2) Isle of Bute Located 20.8 km East of the island.
3) Great Cumbrae Island Located 24.4 km EastNorthEast of the island.
4) Gigha Located 42.9 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
5) Islay Located 61 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
6) Jura Located 62.1 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
7) Rathlin Island Located 72.9 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
8) Scarba Located 79.4 km EastSouthEast of the island.
9) Luing Located 80.3 km EastSouthEast of the island.
10) Seil Located 87.9 km EastSouthEast of the island.
11) Oronsay Located 88.4 km SouthEast of the island.
12) Colonsay Located 89 km SouthEast of the island.
13) Kerrera Located 97.5 km EastSouthEast of the island.
14) Mull Located 98.1 km EastSouthEast of the island.
15) Lismore Located 107.6 km EastSouthEast of the island.
16) Iona Located 119.6 km SouthEast of the island.
17) Ulva Located 122.9 km EastSouthEast of the island.
18) Man Located 129.9 km WestNorthWest of the island.
19) Coll Located 148.9 km SouthEast of the island.
20) Tiree Located 150.3 km SouthEast of the island.
21) Muck Located 160.1 km EastSouthEast of the island.
22) Eigg Located 162.5 km EastSouthEast of the island.
23) Isle of May Located 173.1 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
24) Rùm Located 173.2 km EastSouthEast of the island.
25) Skye Located 174.6 km EastSouthEast of the island.


The source material on the island consists of rocky surface. The land use on the island of Holy Island consists of nature 2.3 km2 (96%),


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