Rügen is Germany´s largest island and situated in the Baltic Sea.
Area: approx. 974 square kilometres.
North-south-extention: 51,4 km. East-west-extention: 42,8 km
County: Vorpommern-Rügen. Inhabitants: approx. 64.000.
Protected areas: National Park Jasmund (Germany´s smallest national park btw), National Park Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft,
UNESCO World Heritage Ancient beech forests, Biosphere Reserve South-East Rügen.
Beaches: 56 km sandy beaches, 27 km nature beaches, 2,8 km marshy beaches.
Harbours: 17, including marinas and further landing stages.