The biggest island that makes up The Pelagie
Lampedusa is the biggest of the islands that make up the Arghipíelago of The Pelagie, in the Mediterranean and belongs to Italy. It is 205 kilometers from Italy, the southernmost territory belonging to this country and 114 kilometers From Tunisia. From a political and administrative point of view it depends on Italy but geographically it is a part of Africa, since the seabed between the 2 does not exceed 120 meters. It has a total area of 20km which is mostly rocky and with little rainfall. It has a population of about 5,000 people who make their living off fishing, agriculture, and tourism.