Island Details: Sylt

Name
Sylt
Location
North Sea
Number of Islands (approx.)
1*
Island Details
belongs to the German island group Nordfriesische Inseln; connected with mainland by the Hindenburgdamm*
Type of Islands
continental
Surface Area (km²)
89.50*
Terrain
low-lying, flat plains in the interior; sandy beaches and sand dunes at the west coast and in the north*
Highest Elevation (m)
53.0*
Highest Elevation (name)
Uwe-Düne*
Isolation Index
8*
Climate Risk Index Rank (1993-2012)
32*
Mean Sea Level Trends (mm/year)
0.00
Mean Sea Level (meta)
Population (total)
20,852*
Census Year [Population (total)]
2010*
Population Density (p/km²)
210.0*
Census Year [Population Density (p/km²)]
2010*
Population Growth (annual %)
0.000
Census Year [Population Growth (annual %)]
GDP (per capita in current US$)
Census Year (GDP)
Dominant Economic Sector
tourism
HDI
0.000
Census Year (HDI)
Administration
dependent (territory of Germany)
Miscellaneous
Largest German north sea island; German Wadden Sea between the east coast of Sylt and the mainland