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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 (1501 metre)
Orientation island: Southwest - Northeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 10960
Population density: 40.97 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 61.3 km EastNorthEast
2) La Palma 67.3 km North
3) Tenerife 110.7 km EastNorthEast
4) Gran Canaria 202.1 km East
5) Fuerteventura 333.1 km East
6) Lanzarote 409.6 km EastNorthEast
7) Isla de Lobos 410.5 km EastNorthEast
8) Graciosa 452.3 km EastNorthEast
9) Montaña Clara 455.4 km EastNorthEast
10) Alegranza 460.1 km EastNorthEast
11) Ilhas Desertas 524 km NorthNorthEast
12) Ilhas Desertas 531.1 km NorthNorthEast
13) Madeira 538.6 km North
14) Ilhas Desertas 540.7 km NorthNorthEast
15) Santa Maria 1203.7 km NorthNorthWest
16) São Miguel 1286.5 km NorthNorthWest
17) Ilhéu de Vila Franca 1296.2 km NorthNorthWest
18) Terceira 1464.3 km NorthNorthWest
19) Perejil Island 1479.6 km NorthEast
20) São Jorge 1492.4 km NorthWest
21) Pico 1496.6 km NorthWest
22) Peñon de Vélez de la Gomera 1523.9 km NorthEast
23) Faial 1539.6 km NorthWest
24) Graciosa 1543.3 km NorthWest
25) Peñon de Alhucemas 1559.1 km NorthEast
Country: Spain
Location in Country: West-southwest
Name Comunidad autónoma: Autonomous Community Canary Islands
Name Provincia: Province Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Main place: Valverde
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Caleta (East)
Echedo (EastNorthEast)
El Golfo (Central)
El Pinar (South)
Erese (NorthEast)
Frontera (Central)
Guarazoca (NorthEast)
Isora (EastSouthEast)
La Restinga (South)
Las Casas (SouthSouthEast)
Las Playas (SouthEast)
Las Puntas (NorthEast)
Los Llanillos (Central)
Mocanal (NorthEast)
Sabinosa (WestNorthWest)
San andres comunidad autonoma canarias provincia santa cruz de tenerife termino municipal valverde (East)
Taibique (SouthSouthEast)
Tamaduste (EastNorthEast)
Temijiraque (East)
Tigaday (Central)
Valverde (EastNorthEast)

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.

Municipalities

North - South West - East Name km2 Inhabitants
12Valverde
      Hotels
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1044938
21Frontera
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1653941


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

The weather type in Fronteraovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 16 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 7.2 meter per second (Wind force - bft 4)
Winddirection: North
Atmospheric pressure: 1012 mb
Humidity: 89 %
Daylength at 2 December 2022:10 hour and 30 minutes
Sunrise: 08:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 19:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: El Hierro

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



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): 4252 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Bicycle facilities: Yes

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

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Tourist information: Info El Hierro
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island accommodation: Hotel ,Holiday Home, Camping

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Social media - Multimedia

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Landuse El Hierro

 Forest   19.5 km2 
 7% 
 Nature   130.1 km2 
 48% 
 Agriculture   87.6 km2 
 33% 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   2.1 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   4.5 km2 
 2% 
 Infrastructure   0.3 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   5.8 km2 
 2% 
 Rock outcrop   18.7 km2 
 7%