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Islands of Tunisia

Chergui     [1708]
Group: Kerkenah, Iles
Country: Tunisia: Mediterranean
Lat: 34.71º NLong: 11.22º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE:

Gharbi     [1707]
Group: Kerkenah, Iles
Country: Tunisia: Mediterranean
Lat: 34.62º NLong: 11.04º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
ISLAND TYPE:

Jerba (Djerba)    [988]
   Group:
   Country: Tunisia
Lat: 33.80º N   Long : 10.88º E
Area: 523.2 sq. km   Altitude: 49 m
Shoreline: 121.6 km (scale 1:1000000)   Coastal Index: 0.2324
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 2 km   group: 2 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 2 km    Isolation Index: 4
ISLAND TYPE: continental      Natural Protection Indicator: 0
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Major Human Activities: tourism
  Accessibility: airport
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 31%   Human Threat Indicator: 1
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1163 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
Last updated: 24/07/90

La Galite     [1710]
   Group:
   Country: Tunisia
Lat: 37.53º N   Long : 8.91º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: >101 m
Nearest island: 40 km   group: 40 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 40 km    Isolation Index: 19
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           

HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 31%   Human Threat Indicator: 1
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1163 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
PROTECTED AREAS:    Protected Area Coverage Indicators - Terrestrial: 0  Marine: 0
  Number: 1   Area: Terrestrial: 0.4 sq. km    Marine: 6 sq. km
DATA RELIABILITY:    Data Rel. Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 25/10/90

Zembra     [1709]
   Group:
   Country: Tunisia
Lat: 37.13º N   Long : 10.78º E
Area: 0.0 sq. km   Altitude: ? m
Depth to nearest land: <100 m   Island only isolated since last ice age
Nearest island: 10 km   group: 10 km
Nearest continent: Africa    Distance: 10 km    Isolation Index: 9
ISLAND TYPE:      Natural Protection Indicator: 2
ECOSYSTEMS:           
HUMAN OCCUPATION: Inhabited, ?
  Population: 0    Density: 0.0 persons/sq. km
  Percent population in agr/mining/fishing: 31%   Human Threat Indicator: 1
  Gross Domestic Product: $ 1163 per capita    Economic Pressure Indicator: 1
HUMAN IMPACT INDEX     HI: 2
CONSERVATION IMPORTANCE INDEX   CI-Terrestrial: 2   Low
CI-Marine: 2   Low
Last updated: 11/02/89

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