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The inhabited small island of Ulva is part of (the island group) and is located in the country of , Western Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 16.4 km. The surface-area of the island is 18.3 km2 and is therefore 0.048 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the and the total coastal length is about 28.9 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 7.4 km by 4 km (maximum width). The island is Northwest - Southeast oriented. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 56.48 (56°28'41.0412), -6.21 (-6°12'30.4884).


The population is 11 and the population density is thus on 0.55 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Ulva House (located in the East of the island). Other places on the island are: Bearnus (N). 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 Ulva are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Mull Located 0.2 km North of the island.
2) Iona Located 15.5 km WestSouthWest of the island.
3) Coll Located 20.9 km SouthEast of the island.
4) Tiree Located 28.6 km South of the island.
5) Lismore Located 33.5 km North of the island.
6) Kerrera Located 35.6 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
7) Seil Located 35.7 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
8) Muck Located 36 km East of the island.
9) Colonsay Located 36.4 km West of the island.
10) Luing Located 38 km NorthWest of the island.
11) Scarba Located 40.3 km NorthWest of the island.
12) Eigg Located 41.6 km East of the island.
13) Jura Located 44.1 km NorthWest of the island.
14) Oronsay Located 48 km West of the island.
15) Rùm Located 48.7 km East of the island.
16) Islay Located 58.2 km West of the island.
17) Skye Located 59 km EastNorthEast of the island.
18) Canna Located 63.8 km EastSouthEast of the island.
19) Soay Located 70 km East of the island.
20) Isle of Bute Located 84.7 km NorthWest of the island.
21) Gigha Located 86 km WestNorthWest of the island.
22) Scalpay Located 87.5 km East of the island.
23) Barra Located 87.7 km SouthEast of the island.
24) Eriskay Located 89 km SouthEast of the island.
25) South Uist Located 89.9 km SouthEast of the island.


The source material on the island consists of rocky surface. The land use on the island of Ulva consists of wood 0.6 km2 (3%), nature 15.8 km2 (86%), and agriculture 1 km2 (5%),


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