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Isle Of Man Geography 2019

SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Isle Of Man Geography 2019
SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 08, 2019

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:
0 m lowest point: Irish Sea
621 highest point: Snaefell

Natural resources:
none

Land use:
agricultural land: 74.7% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - agricultural land country ranks ]
arable land: 43.8% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - arable land country ranks ]
permanent crops: 0% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - permanent crops country ranks ]
permanent pasture: 30.9% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - permanent pasture country ranks ]
forest: 6.1% (2011 est.)
[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:
air pollution, marine pollution; waste disposal (both household and industrial)

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 2019 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Isle Of Man Geography 2019 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Isle Of Man Geography 2019 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They 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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