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The inhabited fairly large island of Vis is part of (the island group) and is located in the country of , Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 43.5 km. The surface-area of the island is 89.8 km2 and is therefore 0.236 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the and the total coastal length is about 63.2 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 17 km by 7.7 km (maximum width). The island is South-southwest - North-northeast oriented. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 43.05 (43°0'1.6434), 16.15 (16°9'8.5356).


The population is 0 and the population density is thus on 0.00 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). Other places on the island are: Vis. 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 Vis are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Biševo Located 4.3 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
2) Sveti Klement Located 12 km EastNorthEast of the island.
3) Hvar Located 16.3 km NorthEast of the island.
4) Proizd Located 29.7 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
5) Brac Located 29.8 km EastNorthEast of the island.
6) Šolta Located 29.9 km EastNorthEast of the island.
7) Korcula Located 31.4 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
8) Drvenik Veli Located 38.6 km East of the island.
9) Drvenik Mali Located 39.8 km East of the island.
10) Ciovo Located 44.5 km East of the island.
11) Lastovo Located 56.3 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
12) Zlarin Located 67.6 km EastSouthEast of the island.
13) Žirje Located 68.2 km EastSouthEast of the island.
14) Palagruža Located 69 km West of the island.
15) Kaprije Located 72.6 km EastSouthEast of the island.
16) Prvic Located 75.5 km EastSouthEast of the island.
17) Murter Located 84.1 km EastSouthEast of the island.
18) Kornat Located 89.3 km SouthEast of the island.
19) Mljet Located 91.6 km NorthNorthWest of the island.
20) Vrgada Located 97.7 km EastSouthEast of the island.
21) Pašman Located 104.1 km EastSouthEast of the island.
22) Isola di Capraia Located 106.2 km WestSouthWest of the island.
23) Isola di San Nicola Located 107.4 km WestSouthWest of the island.
24) Isola di San Domino Located 108.6 km WestSouthWest of the island.
25) Dugi Otok Located 113.3 km SouthEast of the island.


The source material on the island consists of rocky surface. The land use on the island of Vis consists of wood 22.8 km2 (25%), nature 28.7 km2 (32%), and agriculture 24.9 km2 (28%), Special is that the island also prevent vineyards (9 km2 - 10%).


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