Elba

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Elba
Native name: Isola d'Elba
Bandiera Elba.svg
Elba is locatit in Tuscany
Elba
Elba
Tuscany
Geografie
LocationTyrrhenian Sea
Coordinates42°45.71′N 10°14.45′E / 42.76183°N 10.24083°E / 42.76183; 10.24083Coordinates: 42°45.71′N 10°14.45′E / 42.76183°N 10.24083°E / 42.76183; 10.24083
AirchipelagaeTuscan Archipelago
Tot islands7
Major islandsElba, Gorgona, Capraia, Pianosa, Montecristo, Isola del Giglio, an Giannutri
Aurie224 km2 (86 sq mi)
Coastline147 km (91.3 mi)
Heichest elevation1,018 m (3,340 ft)
Heichest pointMonte Capanne
Admeenistration
Italy
RegionTuscany
ProvinceLivorno
Communes o ElbaPortoferraio, Campo nell'Elba, Capoliveri, Marciana, Marciana Marina, Porto Azzurro, Rio Marina an Rio nell'Elba
Lairgest settlementPortoferraio (pop. 12,013)
Demografics
Population31,572 (Jan 1, 2009)
Pop. density140 /km2 (360 /sq mi)

Elba (Italian: isola d'Elba, pronounced [ˈiːzola ˈdelba]; Laitin: Ilva; Auncient Greek: Αἰθαλία, Aithalia) is a Mediterranean island in Tuscany, Italy, 20 kilometres (12 mi) frae the coastal toun o Piombino. The lairgest island o the Tuscan Archipelago, Elba is an aa pairt o the Arcipelago Toscano Naitional Pairk,[1] an the third lairgest island in Italy, efter Sicily an Sardinie. It is locatit in the Tyrrhenian Sea, aboot 50 kilometres (30 mi) east o the French island o Corsica.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Elba". Parco nazionale dell'Arcipelago Toscano. 16 February 2009. Retrieved 15 January 2012.