Gotland

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Gotland
Gotland vapen.svg
Coat o Airms
Geografie
Location Baltic Sea
Coordinates 57°30′N 18°33′E / 57.500°N 18.550°E / 57.500; 18.550
Airchipelago Slite archipelago
Total islands 14 lairge + a nummer o smaller
Major islands Gotland, Fårö, Gotska sandön, Furillen
Aurie 3,183.7 km2 (1,229.23 sq mi)
Lenth 176 km (109.4 mi)
Width 52 km (32.3 mi)
Coastline 800 km (500 mi) (includin Fårö)
Heichest elevation 82 m (269 ft)
Heichest point Lojsta hed
Admeenistration
Coonty Gotland Coonty
Municipality Gotland Municipality
Lairgest settlement Visby (pop. 23,600[1])
Demographics
Population 57,221[2] (as of 2009)
Densitie 18.25 /km2 (47.27 /sq mi)

Gotland (/ˈɡɒtlənd/; Swadish pronunciation: [ˈɡɔtland] ( listen),[3] aulder spellins include Gottland /ˈɡɒtlənd/ or Gothland /ˈɡɒθlənd/,[4]), Gutland in the local leid Gutnish, is a province, coonty, municipality, an diocese o Swaden. It is Swaden's lairgest island.[5][6][7][8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Gotland i siffror, pdf". www.gotland.se. Region Gotland. pp. 65–67. Retrieved 13 Juin 2014. 
  2. Statistics Sweden (as of December 31, 2009)
  3. [1] Svenska Akademiens ordlista, 6 February 2013
  4. [2]
  5. Renate Platzöder, Philomène A. Verlaan (1996). The Baltic Sea: new developments in national policies and international cooperation, Volume 1. Martinus Nijhoff Publishers. 
  6. Sailing Directions, Baltic Sea. ProStar Publications. ISBN 978-1-57785-759-4. 
  7. Heather Knowles (2010). Passport Series: Western Europe. Lorenz Educational Press. ISBN 978-1-4291-2255-9. 
  8. Encyclopædia Britannica. "Zealand". Britannica.com. Retrieved 31 Mey 2014. 

Coordinates: 57°30′N 18°33′E / 57.500°N 18.550°E / 57.500; 18.550