Gotska Sandön is a Swedish island in the Baltic Sea, situated some 38 kilometres north of Fårö. It is approximately 9 kilometres long and 6 kilometres wide, and its area is approximately 4,400 hectares. Gotska Sandön is mostly composed of sand and its scenery is dominated by beaches, dunes, and pine forests. The name "Gotska Sandön" literally translates in to the Sandy Island of Gotlandia, from the province of which it forms part. It is one of the National parks of Sweden.
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