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previous island La Palma island El Hierro next island La Gomera

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For a detailed description of this island, see our info-island-page:El Hierro

Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -18.00675 lat : 27.74633
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -18°0'24.2856 lat : 27°44'46.7916
Surface area: 268.6 km2 (0.707 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 105 km
Average height: 590 metre
Length island: 33 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 15 km
Name : Vulkaan Pico de Malpaso 501 meter (1501 metre)
Orientation island: Southwest - Northeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 10960
Population density: 41 inh/km2
Important places (direction): El Pinar (ZZO)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Isla de El Hierro
Archipelago (island group): Canary Islands
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) La Gomera 87.2 km East
2) La Palma 99.8 km NorthNorthEast
3) Tenerife 157.6 km East
4) Gran Canaria 242.5 km EastSouthEast
Country: Spain
Location in Country: West-southwest
Name Comunidad autónoma: Autonomous Community Canary Islands
Name Provincia: Province Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Main place: Valverde
Location Main place: North-northeast
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 474 km
Nearest Country: Marocco
Type Rock outcrop: vulcanic
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: Smallest inhabited island of the Canary Islands. Accessible by boat from Tenerife.

Topographic islandmap El Hierro

El Hierro map

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Height map of El Hierro

El Hierro Digital terrain model - DTM

Relief: Height Classes in percentages

Relief: Slope Classes in percentages

Weather at El Hierro

Weather Type:
Current temperature: degrees Celcius wunderground
Atmospheric pressure: mb
Weather-page: El Hierro

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation

Transport on your island-holiday

coming soon: car rental
Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: No
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 4252 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Bicycle facilities: Yes

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

Wikipedia El Hierro ?> Wikipedia: Wikipedia El Hierro
Tourist information: Info El Hierro
Youtube: Youtube El Hierro

island accommodation: Hotel, Holiday Home, camping

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Multimedia-Social media

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Landuse El Hierro

 Forest   19.5 km2 
 Nature   130.1 km2 
 Agriculture   87.6 km2 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 Water   2.1 km2 
 Urban area   4.5 km2 
 Infrastructure   0.3 km2 
 Viticulture   5.8 km2 
 Rock outcrop   18.7 km2