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El Hierro Tourist map of El Hierro

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culture  Culture
nature  Nature
religion  Religion
architecture bulding  Archt.
museum  Museum
sport recreation  Activity
amusement park zoo  Am. Park
location of El Hierro

1 type 

Hotel Puntagrande

: In Las Puntas area on the coast, the smallest hotel in the world (4 rooms) can be seen.

2 type 

rock engravings La Caleta

: Prehistoric inscriptions in the Libyan berber language in the capital Valverde.

3 type 

Museum of Hierro

: Situated high in the capital of Valverde is a museum with a collection of ethnographic objects and archaeological objects.

4 type 

Punta de Orchilla

: Most western point of Europe with a lighthouse. Until 1911 this was the zero-meridan.

5 type 

Mirador de las Playas

: Nice view point at an altitude of 1070 meters high, east of the wood El Pinar (east of the island).

6 type 

El Sabinar

: In this area, the juniper-berry-trees, the symbol of the island. The bushes are distorted by the wind to the most bizarre forms.

7 type 

El Golfo

: Beautiful view from the Mirador de la Peña on this wild valley (bay), located in the northwest of the island.

General Information El Hierro

Population:11.147 (0,5%, 7e)
Density (people/km2):41 (7e)
Area (km2):278 (3,7%, 7e)
Main cities:Frontera, El Pinar
Sun hours in winter:5
Sun hours in summer:11
Tourism (%):0,2 (7e)
Bed places per km2:1,2 (7e)
Landscape:volcanic island
Highest elevation point:Malpaso 1.501 meter

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Land use El Hierro

 Forest   135 km2 
 Other nature   46 km2 
 Agriculture   101 km2 
 Grassland   0 km2 
 Water   0 km2 
 Urban area   3 km2 

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