Tuscan Archipelago

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Tuscan Archipelago
Native name: Arcipelago Toscano
Location between Ligurian Sea and Tyrrhenian Sea
Archipelago Tuscan Archipelago
Total islands 7
Major islands Elba, Pianosa, Capraia, Montecristo, Giglio, Gorgona, Giannutri
Area 295 km2 (114 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,018 m (3,340 ft)
Highest point Monte Capanne
Region Tuscany
Province Livorno
Largest settlement Portoferraio (pop. 12,020)
Population 31 875
Pop. density 108/km2 (280/sq mi)

The Tuscan Archipelago is a chain of islands between the Ligurian Sea and Tyrrhenian Sea, west of Tuscany, Italy.

The archipelago contains the islands of Elba (the largest island of the group), Pianosa, Capraia, Montecristo, Giglio, Gorgona and Giannutri, all of which are protected as part of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park.

Island km² Population
Elba 224 30 000
Pianosa 10 0
Capraia 19 366
Montecristo 13 0
Giglio 24 1553
Gorgona 2 220
Giannutri 3 102
Total: 295km² 31 875

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