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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -17.23268 lat : 28.11737
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -17°13'57.6516 lat : 28°0'42.2532
Surface area: 369.7 km2 (0.974 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 95.5 km
Average height: 552 metre
Length island: 24 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 24 km
Name : Garajonay 1487 meter (1487 metre)
Orientation island: West-northwest - East-southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 23076
Population density: 62.4 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Valle Gran Rey (W)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Isla de La Gomera
Archipelago (island group): Canary Islands
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Tenerife 71.3 km East
2) El Hierro 87.2 km West
3) La Palma 89.6 km NorthNorthWest
4) Gran Canaria 164.8 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: San Sebastián de la Gomera
Location Main place: East
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 399 km
Nearest Country: Marocco
Type Rock outcrop: vulcanic
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: accessible by boat from Tenerife. Known as walking island.


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Weather at La Gomera

The weather type in Hermiguaclear skyweericoon
Current temperature: 25 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 4.1 meter per second (Wind force - bft 3)
Winddirection: Southwest
Atmospheric pressure: 1018 mb
Humidity: 73 %
Daylength at 22 July 2018:13 hour and 38 minutes
Sunrise: 08:26 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 22:04 Europe/Amsterdam
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Transport on your island-holiday

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): 4161 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Bicycle facilities: Yes

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Landuse La Gomera

 Forest   83.4 km2 
 23% 
 Nature   207.1 km2 
 56% 
 Agriculture   58 km2 
 16% 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   3.3 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   3.5 km2 
 1% 
 Infrastructure   0.7 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   13.7 km2 
 4% 
 Rock outcrop   0 km2 
 0%