Tuscan Archipelago

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Tuscan Archipelago
Native name: Arcipelago Toscano
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Geography
Locationbetween Ligurian Sea and Tyrrhenian Sea
ArchipelagoTuscan Archipelago
Total islands7
Major islandsElba, Pianosa, Capraia, Montecristo, Giglio, Gorgona, Giannutri
Area295 km2 (114 sq mi)
Highest elevation1,018 m (3,340 ft)
Highest pointMonte Capanne
Administration
Italy
RegionTuscany
ProvinceLivorno
Largest settlementPortoferraio (pop. 12,020)
Demographics
Population31 875
Pop. density108/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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