Cominotto

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Cominotto
Native name: Kemmunett
Malta - Ghajnsielem - Cominotto + Blue Lagoon (Comino) 03 ies.jpg
Cominotto as seen from Comino
Map of Comino. Cominoto is the small island on the left.
Map of Comino. Cominoto is the small island on the left.
Geography
Location off Comino, between Gozo and Malta, south of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea
Coordinates 36°00′49″N 14°19′11.9″E / 36.01361°N 14.319972°E / 36.01361; 14.319972Coordinates: 36°00′49″N 14°19′11.9″E / 36.01361°N 14.319972°E / 36.01361; 14.319972
Archipelago Maltese Islands
Area 0.25 km2 (0.097 sq mi)
Administration
Region Gozo
Local council Għajnsielem
Demographics
Population 0
The Blue Lagoon at boat level with Kemmunett (Cominoto) in background.
Cominoto and the Blue Lagoon

Cominotto (Maltese: Kemmunett), sometimes referred to as Cominetto, is an uninhabited Mediterranean island of the northern coast of Malta. Measuring only 0.25 square kilometres (0.10 sq mi) in area, Cominoto lies 100 metres (328 feet) to the north west of Comino.

Between Comino and Cominotto lie the transparent, cyan waters of the Blue Lagoon (Maltese: Bejn il-Kmiemen, literally "Between the Cominos"). Frequented by large numbers of tourists and tour boats daily, the Blue Lagoon is a much photographed, picturesque bay, with a brilliant white, sandy base, and a rich marine life that make it popular with divers and snorkelers.[1]

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