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For a detailed description of this island, see our info-island-page:Ouessant

Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -5.08549 lat : 48.46021
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): WGS84long: -5°5'7.7748 lat : 48°27'3.6738
Surface area: 16 km2 (0.042 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 38.6 km
Average height: 24 metre
Length island: 8 km
Name : voie du stiff (nabij vuurtoren Phare du Stiff) (64 metre)
Orientation island: West-southwest - East-northeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 834
Population density: 54.00 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Gehuchten:
Kerzoncou (N)
Kernic (N)
Penn ar Prat (N)
Kerc'héré (N)
Rulann (N)
ar C'hreignou (N)

Cadoran (NO)
Ty Crann (NO)
Guéral (NO)
Le Stiff (NO)

Kermansoun (O)
Kerlaouen (O)
ar Reun (O)
Pen Arlan (O)
Kernoaz (O)
Paraden (O)
Kerdrall (O)
Kerber (O)
Keralloch (O)

Polboger (ZO)
Keryégu (ZO)
Kergoff (ZO)

ar Zourn (Z)
Touldreïz (Z)
Kerivarc'h (Z)
Porsguen (Z)
Gouizou (Z)

Toulalan (ZW)
Nérodin (ZW)
ar Godec (ZW)
Feunteun Vélen (ZW)
Penn ar Ruguel (ZW)
ar Ru (ZW)
Kerandraon (ZW)

ar Doulou (W)
Picard (W)
Poull Féaz (W)
Kerc'here (W)
Niou Huella (W)
Kerveur (W)
Parluc'hen (W)
Caraës (W)
Keridreux (W)
Poull Guéguen (W)
Loqueltas (W)
Cost ar Reun (W)
Pern (W)
Kerouat (W)
Pallud Lévéan (W)
Niou Izella (W)

Kernévez (NW)
Kergadou (NW)
Kervihan (NW)
Keranchas (NW)

Lann Vraz(C)
Kerlann (C)
Poull Brac (C)
Pennorz (C)
Kernigou (C)
Kermorvan (C)
Lann Vihan (C)
Kerivin (C)
Frugullou (C)
Kervasdoué (C)
Merdy (C)
Kernonen (C) Punel (C) Kermeïn (C) Lann ar C'hrac'h(C)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Île d’Ouessant
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Île-Molène 8.4 km SouthEast
2) Île de Béniguet 17.9 km SouthEast
3) Île de Sein 47 km SouthSouthEast
4) Île de Batz 79.6 km EastNorthEast
5) Île Chevallier 91.1 km SouthEast
6) Île du Loc'h 113.6 km SouthEast
7) Groix 144.7 km SouthEast
8) Île de Bréhat 154.6 km EastNorthEast
9) Belle-Île-en-Mer 179 km SouthEast
10) St Agnes 180.8 km NorthNorthWest
11) St Marys 181.5 km NorthNorthWest
12) St Martins 185.8 km NorthNorthWest
13) Tresco 186 km NorthNorthWest
14) Bryher 187.2 km NorthNorthWest
15) Île-aux-Moines 188.6 km EastSouthEast
16) Île d'Arz 191.8 km EastSouthEast
17) Île-d'Houat 192.6 km SouthEast
18) Île Hoëdic 202.5 km SouthEast
19) Guernsey 203.2 km EastNorthEast
20) Lihou 205.2 km NorthEast
21) Jethou 218 km EastNorthEast
22) Herm 219.2 km EastNorthEast
23) Jersey 219.4 km EastNorthEast
24) Sark 221 km EastNorthEast
25) Brecqhou 221 km EastNorthEast
Country: France
Location in Country: West
Name région: Region Brittany
Name Département: Departement Finistère
Main place: Lampaul
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Ouessant (Central)

Location Main place: Southwest
Sea: Celtic Sea
Distance to main land: 18 km
Nearest Country: France
Type Rock outcrop: rocky surface
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: Presence of Ouessant sheep (smallest sheep in the world)

Topographic islandmap Ouessant

Ouessant map

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Relief: Height Classes in percentages

Relief: Slope Classes in percentages

Weather at Ouessant

The weather type in Porspoderscattered cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 6.19 meter per second (Wind force - bft 4)
Winddirection: Northwest
Atmospheric pressure: 1032 mb
Humidity: 65 %
Daylength at 1 February 2023:9 hour and 28 minutes
Sunrise: 08:49 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 18:17 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Ouessant

The weather for the next few hours

Porspoder - FR (longitude: -5.0855, latitude: 48.4602)
Distance weather station to the center island (direction WZW): 24.25 km

9 degrees Celcius
1033 mbar
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10 degrees Celcius
1033 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
10 degrees Celcius
1032 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
10 degrees Celcius
1033 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
10 degrees Celcius
1033 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation

Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 1073 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: No
Bicycle facilities: Yes

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Landuse Ouessant

 Forest   0 km2 
 Nature   7.1 km2 
 Agriculture   7.3 km2 
 Wet nature   0.4 km2 
 Water   0.3 km2 
 Urban area   0.8 km2 
 Infrastructure   0.2 km2 
 Viticulture   0 km2 
 Rock outcrop   0 km2