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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 metre)
Orientation island: West-northwest - East-southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 23076
Population density: 62.41 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 27.5 km EastNorthEast
2) La Palma 57.7 km WestNorthWest
3) El Hierro 61.3 km WestSouthWest
4) Gran Canaria 125.1 km East
5) Fuerteventura 254.4 km East
6) Lanzarote 326.1 km EastNorthEast
7) Isla de Lobos 327.4 km EastNorthEast
8) Graciosa 368.1 km EastNorthEast
9) Montaña Clara 371.1 km EastNorthEast
10) Alegranza 375.7 km EastNorthEast
11) Ilhas Desertas 470.3 km North
12) Ilhas Desertas 477.8 km North
13) Ilhas Desertas 488.2 km North
14) Madeira 490.4 km North
15) Santa Maria 1206.7 km NorthWest
16) São Miguel 1286.3 km NorthNorthWest
17) Ilhéu de Vila Franca 1297.6 km NorthWest
18) Perejil Island 1398.7 km NorthEast
19) Peñon de Vélez de la Gomera 1441.3 km NorthEast
20) Terceira 1469.2 km NorthWest
21) Peñon de Alhucemas 1476.3 km NorthEast
22) São Jorge 1500.6 km NorthWest
23) Pico 1506.5 km NorthWest
24) Graciosa 1550.2 km NorthWest
25) Faial 1551.4 km NorthWest
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.


North - South West - East Name km2 Inhabitants
41Valle Gran Rey
56San Sebastián de la Gomera

Topographic islandmap La Gomera

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Height map of La Gomera

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Weather at La Gomera

The weather type in Alajerófew cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 16 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 5.14 meter per second (Wind force - bft 3)
Winddirection: West
Atmospheric pressure: 1014 mb
Humidity: 53 %
Daylength at 5 December 2022:10 hour and 27 minutes
Sunrise: 08:46 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 19:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: La Gomera

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): 4161 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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Landuse La Gomera

 Forest   83.4 km2 
 Nature   207.1 km2 
 Agriculture   58 km2 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 Water   3.3 km2 
 Urban area   3.5 km2 
 Infrastructure   0.7 km2 
 Viticulture   13.7 km2 
 Rock outcrop   0 km2