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The uninhabited small island of Isla de Lobos is part of (the island group) Canary Islands and is located in the country of Spain, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 127 km. The nearest (main) land is Marocco and is not the country to which the island belongs. The surface-area of the island is 4.4 km2 and is therefore 0.012 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Atlantic Ocean and the total coastal length is about 11.5 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 2.2 km by 2 km (maximum width). The island is South-southwest - North-northeast oriented. The highest point is 127 meter and is named La Caldera. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 28.75 (28°44'59.9496), -13.82 (-13°49'17.1948).


It is located in the administrative unit Autonomous Community Canary Islands (local administrative level-name Comunidad autónoma), in the Province Las Palmas (local administrative level-name Provincia). Direct neighboring islands of Isla de Lobos are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Lanzarote Located 35 km NorthEast of the island.
2) Fuerteventura Located 41.3 km SouthWest of the island.
3) Graciosa Located 61.6 km NorthEast of the island.
4) Montaña Clara Located 64.8 km NorthEast of the island.
5) Alegranza Located 75.8 km NorthEast of the island.

There is a ferry connection for cars to the mainland. For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also.
The source material on the island consists of vulcanic. The land use on the island of Isla de Lobos consists of Sand - Rock 2.5 km2 (56%), nature 1.8 km2 (41%),


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