Langeland (längˈəlăn) [key], narrow island (1992 pop. 15,226), 110 sq mi (285 sq km), S Denmark, between Fyn and Lolland. Rudkøbing is the main town; other towns include Bagenkop and Lohals. The island is largely agricultural, and grain is the chief product. It is noted for its magnificent beech trees.
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