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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -17.85792 lat : 28.68973
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -17°51'28.5264 lat : 28°41'23.0244
Surface area: 708.2 km2 (1.865 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 158.1 km
Average height: 859 metre
Length island: 42 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 24 km
Name : Vulkaan Roque de los Muchachos - Cumbre Vieja (2426 metre)
Orientation island: North - South

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 85840
Population density: 116.70 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Roque del Faro (N)
Franceses (N)
Barlovento (NNO)
La Cuesta (NO)
Oropesa (NO)
Veranda de las Lomades (NO)
San Juan (NO)
San Andrés (NO)
La Galga (NO)
El Granel (NO)
Puntallana (O)
Santa Lucía (O)
Tenagua (O)
Las Nieves (O)
Santa Cruz de la Palma (O)
San Pedro (O)
Breña Baja (ZO)
Villa de Mazo (ZO)
El Pueblo (ZO)
Callejones (ZO)
San Simon (ZO)
La Sabina (ZO)
Malpaises (ZO)
Tiguerorte (ZZO)
Tigalate (ZZO)
Monte de Luna (Z)
Las Caletas (Z)
Los Canarios (Z)
Las Indias (z)
El Remo (ZW)
Jedey (ZW)
Puerto Naos (WZW)
La Bombilla (WZW)
El Paraíso (WZW)
El Paso (W)
Los Llanos (W)
Tazacorte (W)
Puerto (W)
La Punta (W)
El Jesús (WNW)
Tinizara (WNW)
El Roque (NW)
Fagundo (NW)
Puntagorda (NW)
Las Tricias (NW)
Hoya Grande (NNW)
Llano Negro (NNW)
Santo Domingo (NNW)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Isla de La Palma
Archipelago (island group): Canary Islands
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) La Gomera 57.7 km EastSouthEast
2) El Hierro 67.3 km South
3) Tenerife 85.4 km EastSouthEast
4) Gran Canaria 199.8 km EastSouthEast
5) Fuerteventura 323.3 km East
6) Lanzarote 375.4 km East
7) Isla de Lobos 379.8 km East
8) Graciosa 410.4 km East
9) Montaña Clara 412 km East
10) Ilhas Desertas 414.5 km NorthNorthEast
11) Alegranza 414.5 km EastNorthEast
12) Ilhas Desertas 421.4 km NorthNorthEast
13) Madeira 427.7 km North
14) Ilhas Desertas 430.7 km NorthNorthEast
15) Santa Maria 1113.5 km NorthWest
16) São Miguel 1193.5 km NorthNorthWest
17) Ilhéu de Vila Franca 1204.6 km NorthWest
18) Terceira 1375.8 km NorthWest
19) Perejil Island 1400.7 km NorthEast
20) São Jorge 1407 km NorthWest
21) Pico 1412.8 km NorthWest
22) Peñon de Vélez de la Gomera 1451.9 km EastNorthEast
23) Graciosa 1456.7 km NorthWest
24) Faial 1457.6 km NorthWest
25) Peñon de Alhucemas 1487.8 km EastNorthEast
Country: Spain
Location in Country: West-southwest
Name Comunidad autónoma: Autonomous Community Canary Islands
Name Provincia: Province Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Main place: Santa Cruz de la Palma
Location Main place: East
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 415 km
Nearest Country: Marocco
Type Rock outcrop: vulcanic
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: many ecotourism

Municipalities

North - South West - East Name km2 Inhabitants
14Garafía
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28Barlovento
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452387
39San Andrés y Sauces
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424972
41Puntagorda
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311955
514Puntallana
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352423
611Santa Cruz de la Palma
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4517132
72Tijarafe
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542757
86El Paso
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1357698
910Breña Alta
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317279
1012Breña Baja
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144952
113Tazacorte
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115786
125Los Llanos de Aridane
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3620525
1313Villa de Mazo
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724908
147Fuencaliente de la Palma
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571925
1515Granadilla de Abona
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16238866


Topographic islandmap La Palma

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Height map of La Palma

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Weather at La Palma

The weather type in Paso, Elovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 10 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 7.2 meter per second (Wind force - bft 4)
Winddirection: North-northeast
Atmospheric pressure: 1012 mb
Humidity: 93 %
Daylength at 3 December 2022:10 hour and 26 minutes
Sunrise: 08:48 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 19:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: La Palma

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: Yes
International airport present : Yes
Accessible by car: No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 4129 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 Palma

 Forest   241.3 km2 
 34% 
 Nature   244.1 km2 
 35% 
 Agriculture   74.3 km2 
 11% 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   3.4 km2 
 1% 
 Urban area   20 km2 
 3% 
 Infrastructure   1 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   99.5 km2 
 14% 
 Rock outcrop   24.6 km2 
 4%