Isle of Wight

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An island off the south coast of England opposite Southampton. It had a population of 126,600 in 1991. It is approximately diamond and covers an area of 147 square miles (381 square km). The terrain is chalk downland.

The principal towns on the island are:

Items of interest associated with the Isle of Wight include Lord Alfred Tennyson Carisbrooke Castle Osbourne House

and many others.