Where is Isle of Man?

Located in Western Europe, Isle of Man is an island nation.The country is not currently involved in any territory disputes.

Isle of Man is a European country covering 572.00 km2. This makes it the 49th smallest region in the world and about 5 times smaller than Rhode Island. Its geographic coordinates are 54 15 N, 4 30 W and Douglas, Isle of Man is the capital city.

The name "man" may be derived from the Celtic word for "mountain".

Its ISO code is IM.

Geography

Isle of Man has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level. Its lowest elevation is Irish Sea. Its highest elevation is Snaefell which is 621m above tall.

It has a temperate climate with cool summers and mild winters, both of which are mostly overcast. Its terrain is characterized by hills in the north and south, bisected by a central valley.

Population

Isle of Man has a population of 88,195 making it the 198th largest in the world. The majority of the population lives in cities and towns like Douglas.

English is the official language; Manx Gaelic also spoken. The majority ethnic group reported is white. The majority of the population is Protestant.

The dialing code for the country is -1580.

Government

It is a British crown dependency. The constitution is unwritten.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Isle of Man's GDP is $7,428,000,000.00 (USD) with $84,600.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 164th largest economy and its citizens the 8th richest in the world. The currency of Isle of Man is the Pound (GBP). Its main exports are tweeds, herring, processed shellfish, beef, and lamb. Its major imports include timber, fertilizers, and fish.

This page was last modified on September 6th, 2017