|Gotska Sandön National Park|
|Location||Gotland County, Sweden|
|Nearest city||Fårösund, Gotland Municipality|
|Area||44.9 km2 (17.3 sq mi), of which 8.42 km2 (3.25 sq mi) are water.|
|Established||1909, extended in 1963 and 1988|
Gotska Sandön is a Swedish island in the Baltic Sea. It is located cirka 38 kilometres north of Fårö. The island is approximately 9 kilometres long and 6 kilometres wide. Its area is approximately 36 km².
The island mostly Gotska consists of sand. Its nature is dominated by beaches, dunes, and pine forests. In 1909, the island became one of the National parks of Sweden. In the summertime,regular boat tours are moving between the island and Fårö as well as nd Nynäshamn.
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The eastern coast seen from the lighthouse
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Media related to Gotska Sandön at Wikimedia Commons
|Wikivoyage has a travel guide about: Gotska Sandön|
- Gotska Sandön National Park from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
- Gotska Sandön (in Swedish)
- Birds on Gotska Sandön Archived 2008-01-11 at the Wayback Machine