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Isle of Man Geography 2014

SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Isle of Man Geography 2014
SOURCE: 2014 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 14, 2014

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 ]
country comparison to the world: 194
land: 572 sq km
water: 0 sq km

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

Land boundaries:
0 km
[see also: Land boundaries country ranks ]

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

Maritime claims:
territorial sea: 12 nm
exclusive fishing zone: 12 nm

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

Natural resources:
none

Land use:
arable land: 43.86%
[see also: Land use - arable land country ranks ]
permanent crops: 0%
other: 56.14% (permanent pastures, forests, mountain, and heathland) (2011)

Irrigated land:
0 sq km (2011)
[see also: Irrigated land country ranks ]

Natural hazards:
NA

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 2014 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Isle of Man Geography 2014 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Isle of Man Geography 2014 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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