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Isle Of Man Geography 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Isle Of Man Geography 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

Location:
Western Europe, island in the Irish Sea, between Great Britain and Ireland

Geographic coordinates:
54 15 N, 4 30 W

Map references:
Europe

Area:
total: 572 sq km
[see also: Area - total country ranks ]
land: 572 sq km
[see also: Area - land country ranks ]
water: 0 sq km
[see also: Area - water country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 194

Area - comparative:
slightly more than three times the size of Washington, DC

Land boundaries:
0 km

Coastline:
160 km
[see also: Coastline country ranks ]

Maritime claims:
territorial sea: 12 nm
[see also: Maritime claims - territorial sea country ranks ]
exclusive fishing zone: 12 nm
[see also: Maritime claims - exclusive fishing zone country ranks ]

Climate:
temperate; cool summers and mild winters; overcast about a third of the time

Terrain:
hills in north and south bisected by central valley

Elevation:
mean elevation: NA
[see also: Elevation - mean elevation country ranks ]
elevation extremes: lowest point: Irish Sea 0 m highest point: Snaefell 621 m

Natural resources:
none

Land use:
agricultural land: 74.7% arable land 43.8%; permanent crops 0%; permanent pasture 30.9%
[see also: Land use - agricultural land country ranks ]
forest: 6.1%
[see also: Land use - forest country ranks ]
other: 19.2% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - other country ranks ]

Irrigated land:
0 sq km (2012)
[see also: Irrigated land country ranks ]

Population - distribution:
most people concentrated in cities and large towns of which Douglas, in the southeast, is the largest

Natural hazards:
occasional high winds and rough seas

Environment - current issues:
waste disposal (both household and industrial); transboundary air pollution

Geography - note:
one small islet, the Calf of Man, lies to the southwest and is a bird sanctuary

NOTE: 1) The information regarding Isle Of Man on this page is re-published from the 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Isle Of Man Geography 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Isle Of Man Geography 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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