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The inhabited small island of Pianosa is part of (the island group) Tuscan Archipelago and is located in the country of Italy, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 48.3 km. The surface-area of the island is 10.2 km2 and is therefore 0.027 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Tyrrhenian Sea and the total coastal length is about 23.8 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 5.7 km by 4.6 km (maximum width). The island has No maindirection-circular. The highest point is 29 meter and is named Belvedere. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 42.59 (42°35'0.6162), 10.08 (10°4'38.0784).


The population is 10 and the population density is thus on 1.00 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Pianosa (located in the Center of the island). The island is located in the Center of the country Italy. It is located in the administrative unit Region Tuscany (local administrative level-name regione), in the Province Livorno (local administrative level-name Provincia ). Direct neighboring islands of Pianosa are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Elba Located 13.3 km EastNorthEast of the island.
2) Montecristo Located 29.6 km NorthWest of the island.
3) Corsica Located 42.3 km South of the island.
4) Capraia Located 47.9 km EastSouthEast of the island.
5) Del Giglio Located 66.9 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
6) Giannutri Located 88.9 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
7) Gorgona Located 90.1 km East of the island.
8) Isola Bisentina Located 147.7 km North of the island.
9) Île Cavallo Located 148.4 km WestSouthWest of the island.
10) Isola Martana Located 151.7 km North of the island.
11) La maddalena Located 154.2 km WestSouthWest of the island.
12) Caprera Located 155.2 km WestSouthWest of the island.
13) Isola del Tinetto Located 157.1 km East of the island.
14) Isola del Tino Located 157.2 km East of the island.
15) Palmaria Located 158.2 km East of the island.
16) Sardinia Located 161 km WestSouthWest of the island.
17) Isola Maggiore Located 174.7 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
18) Isola Minore Located 175.7 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
19) Isola Polvese Located 175.9 km NorthNorthEast of the island.
20) Tavolara Located 184.4 km West of the island.
21) Molara Located 190.1 km West of the island.
22) Asinara Located 216.2 km SouthWest of the island.
23) Île Sainte-Marguerite Located 263.6 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
24) Île Saint-Honorat Located 264.3 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
25) Palmarola Located 291.4 km NorthWest of the island.

For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also.
The source material on the island consists of rocky surface. The land use on the island of Pianosa consists of nature 4.7 km2 (46%), and agriculture 5.2 km2 (51%),


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