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The inhabited fairly large island of Isle of Bute is part of (the island group) and is located in the country of , Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is, quite close about 0.4 km. The surface-area of the island is 121.8 km2 and is therefore 0.321 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the and the total coastal length is about 80.8 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 24.9 km by 8.7 km (maximum width). The island is West-northwest - East-southeast oriented. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 55.83 (55°50'3.9624), -5.1 (-5°6'5.3496).


The population is 6498 and the population density is thus on 53.19 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). Other places on the island are: Ascog. 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 Isle of Bute are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Great Cumbrae Island Located 3.5 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
2) Arran Located 9.2 km SouthWest of the island.
3) Holy Island Located 20.8 km West of the island.
4) Gigha Located 36.1 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
5) Jura Located 36.7 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
6) Luing Located 40.4 km SouthEast of the island.
7) Scarba Located 40.5 km SouthEast of the island.
8) Seil Located 46.6 km SouthEast of the island.
9) Islay Located 54.1 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
10) Kerrera Located 54.6 km EastSouthEast of the island.
11) Mull Located 57.9 km SouthEast of the island.
12) Colonsay Located 62 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
13) Oronsay Located 62.8 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
14) Lismore Located 64.6 km EastSouthEast of the island.
15) Rathlin Island Located 84.5 km SouthWest of the island.
16) Ulva Located 84.7 km SouthEast of the island.
17) Iona Located 87 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
18) Coll Located 112.3 km SouthEast of the island.
19) Tiree Located 116.3 km SouthEast of the island.
20) Muck Located 119.1 km EastSouthEast of the island.
21) Eigg Located 120.6 km EastSouthEast of the island.
22) Skye Located 131.6 km EastSouthEast of the island.
23) Rùm Located 132 km EastSouthEast of the island.
24) Soay Located 148.3 km EastSouthEast of the island.
25) Canna Located 149.1 km EastSouthEast of the island.


The source material on the island consists of rocky surface. The land use on the island of Isle of Bute consists of wood 22.3 km2 (18%), nature 39.1 km2 (32%), and agriculture 54 km2 (44%),


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