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Møn or Möen both: mö´ən [key], island (1992 pop. 11,187), 84 sq mi (218 sq km), SE Denmark, in the Baltic Sea, S of Sjælland and NE of Falster. Stege is the main town. Møn is largely agricultural sugar beets are the main crop, and cattle are also raised. At the island's eastern point are the Møns Klint, scenic white chalk cliffs that rise to 420 ft (128 m). This area is also covered with beech forests.

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