Isle of Man

Isle of Man Geography Stats


  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Area > Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Elevation extremes > Highest point: Highest point above sea level
  • Elevation extremes > Lowest point: This entry is derived from Geography > Elevation extremes, which includes both the highest point and the lowest point.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Irrigated land: The number of square kilometers of land area that is artificially supplied with water.
  • Land use > Arable land: The percentage of used land that is arable. Arable land is land cultivated for crops that are replanted after each harvest like wheat, maize, and rice
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Map references: The name of the CIA World Factbook reference map on which a country may be found. The entry on Geographic coordinates may be helpful in finding some smaller countries.
  • Maritime claims > Territorial sea: territorial sea - the sovereignty of a coastal State extends beyond its land territory and internal waters to an adjacent belt of sea, described as the territorial sea in the LOS Convention (Part II); this sovereignty extends to the air space over the territorial sea as well as its underlying seabed and subsoil; every State has the right to establish the breadth of its territorial sea up to a limit not exceeding 12 nautical miles. A full and definitive definition can be found in the Law of the Sea (LOS) Convention.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
Area > Comparative slightly more than three times the size of Washington, DC 2013
Area > Total 572 sq km 2013 194th out of 251
Area > Water 0.0 2013 220th out of 246
Climate temperate; cool summers and mild winters; overcast about a third of the time 2013
Coastline 160 km 2014 148th out of 242
Elevation extremes > Highest point Snaefell 621 m 2013
Elevation extremes > Lowest point Irish Sea 0 m 2013
Geographic coordinates 54 15 N, 4 30 W 2013
Irrigated land 0.0 2012 30th out of 32
Land use > Arable land 43.86% 2013 10th out of 246
Location Western Europe, island in the Irish Sea, between Great Britain and Ireland 2013
Map references Europe 2013
Maritime claims > Territorial sea 12 nautical mile 2013 144th out of 198
Natural resources none 2013
Terrain hills in north and south bisected by central valley 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008


Isle of Man Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 3 Land use 3
  • Isle of Man ranked #10 for land use > arable land globally in 2013.
  • Isle of Man ranked 6th last for area > total amongst Western Europe in 2013.

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