Dataset with places from the Isle of Man. Use it with REST or GraphQL. Source: Geonames.
The Isle of Man is also known as Mann, and it is an island that comes with self-governing British Crown Dependency. It is located in the Irish Sea. As it is a self-governing island under British Crown Dependency, The United Kingdom is responsible for some of its necessities like military defense. Due to its governance, it is a pretty interesting island with a lot of unique things going on.
The history of Isle of Man
If we talk about the history of this place, it has traces of human life before 6500 BC. However, the Gaelic cultural influence here began in the 5th century AD. It was the time when the Manx language of this place emerged.
627 AD was when King Edwin(Northumbria) conquered the Isle of Man with most parts of Merica. Afterward, this place has been through a lot of kingdoms and rules. In 1765 the British Crown was revested here.
A geographical overview of Isle of Man
The Isle of Man is the island located in the middle of the Irish Sea in the Northern part. England is located on the east while Scotland is located on the North. On the west, there is Ireland and Wales on the south. In this way, it covers a total area of 572 square kilometers. However, apart from the main island of Isle of Man, some smaller islands come under the political unit of Isle of Man. Although most of the island is flat, there is a mountain that is higher than 600 meters. It is known as Snaefell, which is 620 meters high.
According to the census of 2016, the total population of Isle of Man is 83314. Itwhich has shown a slight decrease from the past.
The economy of Isle of Man
The economy of the Isle of Man is very diverse, with 12 key factors. The largest sectors of the economy are insurance along with eGambling making a total of 17%. Apart from that, the banking, food and drinks, and aerospace industry are major factors supporting the economy of Isle of Man.
Demographics of Isle of Man
In terms of the demographics of Isle of Man, the total population density of the place is 131 people per square kilometer.
There are 32 primary schools here with 5 secondary schools, and there is only one University known as the University College Isle of Man.
One of the most amazing things here is that healthcare is free for the residents and visitors from the United Kingdom. The Health and social care of Isle of Man comes under the "Department of Health and Social Care."
A cultural overview of Isle of Man
The culture of Isle of Man is not very unique, with it mostly having proximity to the UK. So, cultures from Great Britain have a strong influence on the cultures and customs of the Isle of Man. The influence is also on the language and traditional music of the Isle of Man.