The island of Rügen (Rugia in Latin) is Germany's largest island and is located off the coast of Western Pomerania in the Baltic Sea. It measures 51km from north to south and 43km from east to west and has a total area of 926 km². Rügen has a very rugged coastline with plenty of bays and lagoons. It is famous for its steep white chalk cliffs (the Königsstuhl) on its northern coast. Along the northern coast of Rügen there are a number of beaches with several beach resorts, of which Binz is the main one. Rügen has ferry connections to Sweden and is accessible by car via the Rügen bridge near the city of Stralsund.
Binz photo gallery  - 21 pictures of Binz
Königsstuhl photo gallery  - 12 pictures of Königsstuhl
Sellin photo gallery  - 10 pictures of Sellin
21 photos of Binz, a famous beach resort on Rügen island
12 photos of the Königsstuhl, a tall white chalk cliff in the Jasmund national park in Rügen
10 photos of Sellin, a beach resort on Rügen island with a long pier
Binz beach photo gallery  - 25 pictures of Binz beach
25 photos of the sandy beach in Binz, one of the longer beaches on Rügen
Gallery with all images
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