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The inhabited large island of Ibiza (local name Isla de Ibiza) is part of (the island group) Balearic Islands and is located in the country of Spain, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 81 km. The surface-area of the island is 569.2 km2 and is therefore 1.5 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Balearic Sea and the total coastal length is about 215.2 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 38 km by 20 km (maximum width). The island is Southwest - Northeast oriented. The highest point is 475 meter and is named Sa Talaiassa. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 38.98 (38°59'0.6396), 1.41 (1°24'38.8692).


The population is 147914 and the population density is thus on 258.00 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Eivissa (located in the Southeast of the island). Other places on the island are: Port de San Miguel (N)
Portinatx (N)
Sant Joan de Labritja (N)
Cala de San Vicent (NNO)
Platja es Figueral (NO)
Sant Carles de Peralta (NO)
Cala Mastella (NO)
Cala Llenya (NO)
Es Canar (NO)
Santa Eulària des Riu (ONO)
Cala Llonga (O)
Roca Llisa (O)
Cap Martinet (O)
Eivissa (Ibiza-stad) (OZO)
Sant Jordi de ses Salines (ZO)
Sant Francesc de s'Estany (Z)
Porroig (Z)
Es Cubells (Z)
Sant Josep de sa Talaia (ZZW)
Cala Carbo (ZW)
Sant Agustí des Vedrà (ZW)
Sant Antoni de Portmany (W)
Santa Agnès de Corona (W)
Sant Miquel de Balansat (NW)
San Rafael (C)
Santa Gertrudis de Fruitera (C)
Llorenc de Balafia (C)
. The island is located in the East-southeast of the country Spain. It is located in the administrative unit Autonomous Community Balearic Islands (local administrative level-name Comunidad autónoma), in the Province Balearic Islands (local administrative level-name Provincia). Direct neighboring islands of Ibiza are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Conejera Located 1 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
2) Tagomago Located 1.5 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
3) Vedrà Located 1.9 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
4) Espalmador Located 4 km WestNorthWest of the island.
5) Espardell Located 6.8 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
6) Formentera Located 7.1 km WestNorthWest of the island.
7) Dragonera Located 80.6 km NorthEast of the island.
8) Mallorca Located 81.7 km NorthEast of the island.
9) Islas Columbretes Located 107.7 km EastSouthEast of the island.
10) Cabrera Located 112.5 km North of the island.
11) Conejera Located 116.6 km North of the island.
12) Benidorm Island Located 124.6 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
13) Tabarca Located 166.9 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
14) Menorca Located 212 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
15) Isla Mayor o del Baron Located 217.4 km SouthWest of the island.
16) Illa d’en Colom Located 248.8 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
17) Medes Islands Located 355 km EastNorthEast of the island.
18) Isla de Alboran Located 497.5 km SouthWest of the island.
19) Isla del Rey Located 522.1 km SouthWest of the island.
20) Isla de Isabel II Located 522.4 km SouthWest of the island.
21) Isla del Congreso Located 523.1 km SouthWest of the island.
22) Pheasant Island Located 541.5 km EastSouthEast of the island.
23) Santa Clara eiland Located 549.2 km EastSouthEast of the island.
24) Île Pomègues Located 556.5 km EastNorthEast of the island.
25) Île Ratonneau Located 558.4 km EastNorthEast of the island.

Note: The information described below is partly subject to change. The island is directly accessible from Western Europe by plane. The island is accessible by car (by means of ferry or bridge). The distance from Western-Europe (The Netherlands) is about 1925 km. There is a ferry connection for cars to the mainland. 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 sand. The land use on the island of Ibiza consists of Sand - Rock 2.6 km2 (1%), wood 216.9 km2 (38%), nature 19.9 km2 (4%), wet nature 4.7 km2 (1%), and agriculture 157 km2 (28%), Special is that the island also prevent vineyards (129.6 km2 - 23%).


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