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The Pelagie archipelago, made up of three islands Lampedusa, Linosa and lamp, is the last frontier before the African continent, and its geographical position favors a mild winter so that the temperature never drops below 14 ° C, while summer is quite hot and humid. Lampedusa is the island located to the south of the archipelago, and is also the largest. It has a circumference of thirteen and a half miles from east to west and has a length of approximately 7km. The coast of the island is steep, rocky and almost 400 feet high on the north, while on the slopes south and east down the coast and are less steep but indented by inlets often ending in low sandy beaches lapped by crystal clear waters. The island's highest point is Mount "Sun Tree" with its 193 meters located on the north west, while the lowest point is the tip of "Punta Sottile" where anyone could find it was said at that time to be the southernmost city of the Italian Republic. The coordinates found on the island of Lampedusa, are 35 ° 29'58 "N Latitude and 12 ° 36'03" E. Longitude From Tunisia is 120 km and 200 km from Sicily's population reaches about 6,000 inhabitants that triples during the summer long from May to October. How the economy is based mainly on the activities of fishing, thanks to the fishy sea that surrounds it, tourism, thanks to the wonderful colors of the sea and the shapes of the landscape; hospitality industry, canning industry, less is instead based on agriculture and grazing on Lampedusa since the country of origin, discovering the vocation of the sea, they left almost entirely to agriculture. Tourism in Lampedusa, based on contact with nature, is characterized by the blazing sun, pure and crystal clear sea, the rugged coastline and sunsets that take your breath away. The main sandy beaches are Cala Guitgia, Cross and Portunt'oni Cala, Cala Madonna on the north west of the island; Rabbit Island on the south east. The main beaches are rocky Cala Chicks, The Tabaccara, Cala Galera on the south east; Sponza Cala, Cala Francese, Thin tip, Pisa Cala, Cala Parrino on the south west, Cala Crete and the Dead Sea on the west side. There are also many smaller beaches and coves that can only be reached by boat, when there are organized boat trips or hire where you can rent private boats. The harbor of Lampedusa consists of a large bay that is divided into 3 bays two of such wharves, ending with all sandy shores. The Civil Aereporto is located on the west side, has a single runway 2020m and 60m wide.