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Roa Island, Cumbria

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Roa Island, Cumbria

Roa Island lies just over half a mile (1 km) south of the village of Rampside at the southernmost point of the Furness Peninsula in Cumbria, though formerly in the area of Lancashire north of the sands. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:54|5|N|3|10|W||| | |name= }} (OS grid ref. SD 233650). It is one of the Islands of Furness in northern England. It has an area of about three hectares. For local government purposes Roa Island is within the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness. The islands population stands at around 100, making it the 16th most populated island in England.
Administrative CountyCumbria
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD2364
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityCumbria
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01229

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