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The inhabited fairly large island of Rùm 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 about 21.4 km. The surface-area of the island is 107 km2 and is therefore 0.282 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Atlantic Ocean and the total coastal length is about 49.3 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 14 km by 13.5 km (maximum width). The island has No maindirection-circular. The highest point is 812 meter and is named Askival. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 57 (56°59'57.5736), -6.34 (-6°20'7.4544).

The population is 22 and the population density is thus on 0.2 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Kinloch (located in the East of the island). The island is located in the North-northwest of the country Great Britain . It is located in the administrative unit Council area Highland (local administrative level-name council area), in the Ward Caol and Mallaig (local administrative level-name Ward).
For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also. There are also (seasonal) ferry connections for pedestrians (-cyclists) with other (neighboring) island(s). Far as is known, there are good cycling opportunities on the island.
The source material on the island consists of rocky surface. The land use on the island of Rùm consists of Sand - Rock 10.4 km2 (10%), wood 1.2 km2 (1%), nature 93.4 km2 (87%), wet nature 0.5 km2 (1%),

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