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Islands of Italy

Alicudi     [1600]
Group: Lipari (Eolie) Islands
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 38.55º NLong: 14.37º E Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 675 m  
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic

Asinara     [1955]
   Group: Sardegna (Sardinia)
   Country: Italy - Sardinia
Lat: 41.04º N   Long : 8.28º W
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 200 m
Depth to nearest land: < 25 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 260 km    Isolation Index: 19
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:     Mediterranean
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 10%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 6447 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 3
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 3
Last updated: 04/08/90

Capraia     [1611]
Group: Archipelago: Toscano Archipelago
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 43.05º NLong: 9.90º E Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 447 m  
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic

Capri     [1602]
   Group:
   Country: Italy   Region: Golfo di Napoli
Lat: 40.55º N   Long : 14.25º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 3 km    Isolation Index: 5
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 10%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 6447 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 3
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 3
Last updated: 02/02/89

Elba     [752]
   Group: Archipelago: Toscano Archipelago
   Country: Italy
Lat: 42.80º N   Long : 10.25º E
Area: 229.4 sq. km   Altitude: 1019 m
Shoreline: 113.2 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.4935
Depth to nearest land: < 50 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 6 km   group: 6 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 6 km    Isolation Index: 7
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 10%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 6447 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 3
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 3
Last updated: 02/02/89

Filicudi     [1599]
Group: Lipari (Eolie) Islands
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 38.58º NLong: 14.58º E Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 773 m  
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic

Giglio     [1608]
Group: Archipelago: Toscano Archipelago
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 42.37º NLong: 10.92º E Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE:

Gorgona     [1613]
Group: Archipelago: Toscano Archipelago
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 43.42º NLong: 9.81º E Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE:

Ischia   - including Procida    [1603]
   Group:
   Country: Italy   Region: Golfo di Napoli
Lat: 40.73º N   Long : 13.95º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: < 25 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 10 km    Isolation Index: 9
ISLAND TYPE: active volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 10%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 6447 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 3
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 3
Last updated: 02/02/89

Lampedusa     [1956]
   Group: Pelagie
   Country: Italy
Lat: 35.52º N   Long : 12.62º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 133 m
Depth to nearest land: 100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 18 km   group: 140 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 140 km    Isolation Index: 28
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CLIMATE:     Mediterranean
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 10%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 6447 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 3
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 3
Last updated: 04/08/90

Lampione     [1957]
   Group: Pelagie
   Country: Italy
Lat: 35.57º N   Long : 12.33º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: 100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 18 km   group: 122 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 122 km    Isolation Index: 26
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
CLIMATE:     Mediterranean
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Uninhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 10%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 6447 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 3
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 3
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 04/08/90

Linosa     [1958]
Group: Pelagie
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 35.88º NLong: 12.38º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 195 m  
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic

Lipari     [1594]
Group: Lipari (Eolie) Islands
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 38.45º NLong: 14.97º E Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 603 m  
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic

Montecristo     [1609]
Group: Archipelago: Toscano Archipelago
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 42.34º NLong: 10.32º E Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 645 m  
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic

Palmarola     [1607]
Group: Ponziane Islands, Archipelago: Toscano Archipelago
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 40.95º NLong: 12.87º E Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE:

Panarea     [1597]
Group: Lipari (Eolie) Islands
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 38.63º NLong: 15.07º E Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 420 m  
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic

Pantelleria     [1192]
Group:
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 36.80º NLong: 12.00º E
Area: 91.9 sq. km   Altitude: 836 m   Shoreline: 39.3 km (scale 1:1000000)
ISLAND TYPE: active volcanic

Pianosa     [1610]
   Group: Archipelago: Toscano Archipelago
   Country: Italy   Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Lat: 42.60º N   Long : 10.07º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 13 km   group: 13 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 56 km    Isolation Index: 15
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 10%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 6447 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 3
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 3
Last updated: 02/02/89

Ponza     [1605]
Group: Ponziane Islands, Archipelago: Toscano Archipelago
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 40.88º NLong: 12.97º E Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE:

Salina     [1598]
Group: Lipari (Eolie) Islands
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 38.57º NLong: 14.87º E Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 962 m  
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic

San Pietro     [1191]
   Group: Sardegna
   Country: Italy - Sardinia
Lat: 39.15º N   Long : 8.28º E
Area: 53.9 sq. km   Altitude: 193 m
Shoreline: 33.8 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.6271
Depth to nearest land: < 25 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 4 km   group: 4 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 220 km    Isolation Index: 19
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 21/08/88

Sant'Antioco     [751]
   Group: Sardegna
   Country: Italy - Sardinia
Lat: 39.05º N   Long : 8.40º E
Area: 119.9 sq. km   Altitude: 271 m
Shoreline: 54.1 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.4512
Depth to nearest land: < 25 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 200 km    Isolation Index: 17
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 20/08/88

Sardegna (Sardinia)    [753]
   Group: Sardegna
   Country: Italy - Sardinia
Lat: 40.10º N   Long : 9.10º E
Area: 23949.0 sq. km   Altitude: 1834 m
  Island too large for adequate coverage in this directory
Shoreline: 1099.2 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.0459
Depth to nearest land: >201 m
Nearest island: 15 km   group: 200 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 200 km    Isolation Index: 32
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 1605410 (1982)   Density: 67.0 persons/sq. km
  Growth Rate: 2.3%/yr   Increasing
  Accessibility: port, airport
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 10%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 6447 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 3
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 6
Last updated: 02/02/89

Sicilia (Sicily)    [754]
   Group:
   Country: Italy - Sicily
Lat: 37.55º N   Long : 14.25º E
Area: 25662.4 sq. km   Altitude: 1950 m
  Island too large for adequate coverage in this directory
Shoreline: 990.5 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.0386
Depth to nearest land: <200 m
Nearest island: 3 km   group: 3 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 3 km    Isolation Index: 5
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 4957510 (1982)   Density: 193.2 persons/sq. km
  Growth Rate: 2.3%/yr   Increasing
  Accessibility: port, airport
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 10%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 6447 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 3
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 11
Last updated: 02/02/89

Stromboli     [1596]
   Group: Lipari (Eolie) Islands
   Country: Italy   Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Lat: 38.80º N   Long : 15.25º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 926 m
Depth to nearest land: >501 m
Nearest island: 15 km   group: 36 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 55 km    Isolation Index: 17
ISLAND TYPE: active volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
CATASTROPHIC THREATS: volcanic eruptions
   Threat Indicator: 1
ECOSYSTEMS:           

HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 10%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 6447 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 3
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 3
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 1   Low
CI-Marine: 1   Low
Last updated: 02/02/89

Ustica     [1601]
Group:
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 38.72º NLong: 13.20º E Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 239 m  
ISLAND TYPE: volcanic

Ventotene     [1604]
Group: Ponziane Islands, Archipelago: Toscano Archipelago
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 40.80º NLong: 13.42º E Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE:

Vulcano     [1595]
   Group: Lipari (Eolie) Islands
   Country: Italy   Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Lat: 38.42º N   Long : 14.98º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: 499 m
Depth to nearest land: >501 m
Nearest island: 1 km   group: 20 km
Nearest continent: Europe    Distance: 60 km    Isolation Index: 13
ISLAND TYPE: active volcanic      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           

HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 10%   Human Threat Indicator: 0
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 6447 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 3
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 3
Last updated: 02/02/89

Zannone     [1606]
Group: Ponziane Islands, Archipelago: Toscano Archipelago
Country: Italy: Mediterranean
Lat: 40.97º NLong: 13.07º E Region: Tyrrhenian Sea
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE:

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