Isla Cocosolo

Isla Cocosolo
0.181 km²
Coastline: 2.328 km
Landform: Plains
2,154 / km²
Tree Cover: 1%
Evergreen Broadleaf Forest

Welcome to Isla Cocosolo, a Tropical island in the Caribbean Sea, part of the majestic Atlantic Ocean. This guide offers a comprehensive overview of what makes Isla Cocosolo unique – from its geography and climate to its population, infrastructure, and beyond. Dive into the details:

Geography and size of Isla Cocosolo

Size: 0.181 km²
Coastline: 2.3 km
Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Sea: Caribbean Sea
Continent: South America

Isla Cocosolo is a Tiny Island spanning 0.181 km² with a coastline of 2.3 km.


Tectonic Plate: North Andes – Located in South America, covering Colombia, Ecuador, and part of Venezuela, it is known for its seismic activity due to interactions with the South American Plate.

The geographic heart of the island is pinpointed at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10.35094907 / Longitude: -75.51369088

Climate and weather of Isla Cocosolo

Climate Zone: Tropical
Climate Details: Tropical Savanna, Wet
Temperature: Hot

Climate Characteristics: Defined by distinct wet and dry seasons with high temperatures year-round. Pronounced rainfall occurs during the wet season, while the dry season is marked by drought.

Topography and nature of Isla Cocosolo

Timezone: UTC-05:00
Timezone places: America/New_York
Max. Elevation: 4 m
Mean Elevation: 2 m
Vegetation: Evergreen Broadleaf Forest
Tree Coverage: 1%

The mean elevation is 2 m. The highest elevation on the island reaches approximately 4 meters above sea level. The island is characterized by Plains: Flat, low-lying lands characterized by a maximum elevation of up to 200 meters. On islands, plains are typically coastal lowlands or central flat areas.

Dominating Vegetation: Evergreen Broadleaf Forest
Characterized by dense, lush canopies of broadleaf trees that retain their leaves year-round. These forests are typically found in tropical and subtropical regions and are known for their high biodiversity. Isla Cocosolo has a tree cover of 1 %.

Vegetation: 2 vegetation zones – Low Diversity Island
Islands with two distinct vegetation zones offer slightly more ecological variety. These zones could be due to differences in elevation, moisture, or other environmental factors. While still limited in biodiversity, these islands may offer a contrast between the two zones, such as a coastline with mangroves and an inland area with grassland.

Infrastructure and Travelling to Isla Cocosolo

Does the island have a public airport? no.
There is no public and scheduled airport on Isla Cocosolo. The nearest airport is Rafael Nuñez International Airport, located 10 km away.

Does the island have a major port? no.
There are no major ports on Isla Cocosolo. The closest major port is MAMONAL, approximately 3 km away.

The mean population of Isla Cocosolo is 2154 per km². Isla Cocosolo is Densely Populated. The island belongs to Colombia.

Continuing your journey, Isla Tierra Bomba is the next notable island, situated merely km away.

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Please note: The data used here has been primarily extracted from satellite readings. Deviations from exact values may occur, particularly regarding the height of elevations and population density. Land area and coastline measurements refer to average values at mean high tide.

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