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The inhabited large island of Hvar is part of (the island group) and is located in the country of , Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 4 km. The surface-area of the island is 297.5 km2 and is therefore 0.783 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the and the total coastal length is about 207.4 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 67.6 km by 10.7 km (maximum width). The island is North - South oriented. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 43.16 (43°9'22.5288), 16.73 (16°0'26.1756).


The population is 0 and the population density is thus on 0.00 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). Other places on the island are: Hvar. 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 Hvar are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Sveti Klement Located 1.6 km WestSouthWest of the island.
2) Brac Located 3.5 km East of the island.
3) Šolta Located 14 km East of the island.
4) Korcula Located 14.1 km West of the island.
5) Proizd Located 15 km West of the island.
6) Vis Located 16.3 km SouthWest of the island.
7) Ciovo Located 30.6 km EastSouthEast of the island.
8) Drvenik Veli Located 30.9 km EastSouthEast of the island.
9) Drvenik Mali Located 35 km SouthEast of the island.
10) Biševo Located 36.3 km SouthWest of the island.
11) Lastovo Located 37.6 km West of the island.
12) Mljet Located 38.3 km WestNorthWest of the island.
13) Zlarin Located 65.4 km SouthEast of the island.
14) Šipan Located 66.1 km NorthWest of the island.
15) Žirje Located 70.5 km SouthEast of the island.
16) Prvic Located 73.9 km SouthEast of the island.
17) Kaprije Located 74.1 km SouthEast of the island.
18) Lopud Located 76.7 km NorthWest of the island.
19) Kolocep Located 81.5 km NorthWest of the island.
20) Murter Located 84.8 km SouthEast of the island.
21) Palagruža Located 86 km WestSouthWest of the island.
22) Kornat Located 94.7 km SouthEast of the island.
23) Vrgada Located 99.8 km SouthEast of the island.
24) Pašman Located 106.6 km SouthEast of the island.
25) Dugi Otok Located 120.1 km SouthEast of the island.


The source material on the island consists of rocky surface. The land use on the island of Hvar consists of Sand - Rock 6.8 km2 (2%), wood 72.5 km2 (24%), nature 117.8 km2 (40%), and agriculture 59.4 km2 (20%), Special is that the island also prevent vineyards (24.2 km2 - 8%).


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