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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -1.28980 lat : 50.67784
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -1°17'2.3262 lat : 50°40'40.2204
Surface area: 379.8 km2 (0.769 x Mainland Orkney)
Length coastline: 148.2 km
Average height: 53 metre
Length island: 36 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 21.5 km
Name : St Boniface Down (241 metre)
Orientation island: West - East

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 140500
Population density: 369 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Ryde (NO), Sandown (ZO), Cowes (N)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Isle of Wight
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Jersey 122.9 km SouthWest
2) Burhou 123.9 km SouthWest
3) Cyprus 155.7 km SouthWest
Country: Great Britain
Country-section: England
Location in Country: South
Name Region: Region South East England
Name Unitary authority: County Wight
Main place: Newport
Location Main place: Center
Sea: English Channel
Distance to main land: 1.4 km
Nearest Country: Great Britain
Type Rock outcrop: sedimentary rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: Known for beautiful white cliffs

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Weather at Isle of Wight

The weather type in Newportbroken cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 16 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 0.55 meter per second (Wind force - bft 1)
Winddirection: South-southwest
Atmospheric pressure: 1015 mb
Humidity: 99 %
Daylength at 25 September 2021:12 hour and 1 minutes
Sunrise: 07:56 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 19:57 Europe/Amsterdam
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Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 608 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: No
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: No
Bicycle facilities: Yes

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Landuse Isle of Wight

 Forest   21.8 km2 
 Nature   6.3 km2 
 Agriculture   301 km2 
 Wet nature   1.7 km2 
 Water   2.2 km2 
 Urban area   44.8 km2 
 Infrastructure   1.2 km2 
 Viticulture   0.8 km2 
 Rock outcrop   0 km2