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location of La Palma


1 type 

Santa Cruz de la Palma

: The capital of La Palma is located on the east side of the island including the Plaza de España and the wooden balconies of houses in colonial style.

2 type 

visitor centre La Zarza

: West of Barlovento inscriptions are to found of the original inhabitants of La Palma (Benahoare).



3 type 

Los Llanos de Aridane

: The largest city on the west side of the island provides the necessary entertainment and culture.

4 type 

Caldera de Taburiente

: A huge crater erosion with many hiking possibilities. The highest point is the Roque de Los Muchachos, with an elevation of 2426 meters.

5 type 

Los Tilos

: Laurel forest (cloud forest) with unique flora. The walk Marcos y Cordero is the best known in this area with tunnels and waterfalls (Marcos Fuentes, Fuentes Cordero).

6 type 

Vulcanoes-walk

: The Ruta de los Volcanos is a must if you visit La Palma. This route runs from Refugio El Pilar (central part of the island) to Fuencaliente de la Palma in the south. The walk leads across several volcanoes including the Hoyo Negro.

7 type 

Observatory at Roque de Los Muchachos

: During open days a few time a year, several large telescopes are able to be viewed by public.


General Information La Palma

Population:83.458 (4,4%, 4e)
Density (people/km2):112 (4e)
Area (km2):729 (9,5%, 5e)
Main cities:Los Llanos de Aridane, Breña Alta
Sun hours in winter:6
Sun hours in summer:10
Tourism (%):2,3 (5e)
Bed places per km2:5,7 (5e)
Landscape:Volcano Island
Highest elevation point:Roque de los Muchachos 2.423 m meter

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Land use La Palma

 Forest   476 km2 
 64% 
 Other nature   76 km2 
 10% 
 Agriculture   177 km2 
 24% 
 Grassland   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   1 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   11 km2 
 1% 

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Name webcam: Puntagorda › West: La Capilla

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Name webcam: Garafia: La Palma - Nordic Optical Telescope

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