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The inhabited large island of Mull (local name Muile) is part of (the island group) Inner Hebrides and is located in the country of Great Britain , Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is, quite close about 1.7 km. The surface-area of the island is 870.6 km2 and is therefore 2.3 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Atlantic Ocean and the total coastal length is about 408.9 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 47 km by 28 km (maximum width). The highest point is 966 meter and is named Ben More. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 56.44 (56°26'6.5868), -6.02 (-6°1'11.3772).


The population is 2819 and the population density is thus on 3.22 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Tobermory (located in the Northeast of the island). Other places on the island are: Dervaig (N)
Pennygown(NO)
Craignure (O)
Lochbuie (ZO)
Killunaig (Z)
Bunessan (ZW)
Fidden (ZW)
Knock (W)
Killichronan (W)
Croig (NW). The island is located in the North-northwest of the country Great Britain . It is located in the administrative unit Council area Argyll and Bute (local administrative level-name council area), in the Ward Oban South and the Isles (local administrative level-name Ward). Direct neighboring islands of Mull are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Ulva Located 0.2 km South of the island.
2) Iona Located 1.1 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
3) Lismore Located 3.4 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
4) Kerrera Located 4.9 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
5) Seil Located 6.8 km NorthWest of the island.
6) Luing Located 10.3 km NorthWest of the island.
7) Coll Located 10.4 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
8) Scarba Located 15 km WestNorthWest of the island.
9) Colonsay Located 16.3 km WestNorthWest of the island.
10) Jura Located 19.3 km WestNorthWest of the island.
11) Muck Located 19.8 km EastSouthEast of the island.
12) Tiree Located 23.5 km South of the island.
13) Eigg Located 24 km East of the island.
14) Oronsay Located 26.5 km West of the island.
15) Rùm Located 32.9 km EastSouthEast of the island.
16) Islay Located 37.4 km WestNorthWest of the island.
17) Skye Located 40.8 km East of the island.
18) Canna Located 49.2 km EastSouthEast of the island.
19) Soay Located 53 km East of the island.
20) Isle of Bute Located 57.9 km NorthWest of the island.
21) Gigha Located 65.1 km West of the island.
22) Scalpay Located 69.4 km East of the island.
23) Arran Located 74.2 km WestNorthWest of the island.
24) Isle of Raasay Located 75 km East of the island.
25) Barra Located 76.7 km SouthSouthEast of the island.

There is a ferry connection for cars to the mainland. For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also.
The land use on the island of Mull consists of Sand - Rock 8.1 km2 (1%), wood 153.9 km2 (18%), nature 548.5 km2 (63%), wet nature 93.7 km2 (11%), and agriculture 56.4 km2 (7%),


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