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The inhabited small island of Graciosa (local name Isla de Graciosa) is part of (the island group) Chinijo Archipelago - Canary Islands and is located in the country of Spain, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 153.9 km. The nearest (main) land is Marocco and is not the country to which the island belongs. The surface-area of the island is 27.5 km2 and is therefore 0.072 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Atlantic Ocean and the total coastal length is about 28.6 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 9 km by 4 km (maximum width). The island is Southwest - Northeast oriented. The highest point is 266 meter and is named Las Agujas. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 29.25 (29°15'9.9072), -13.51 (-13°30'32.0868).


The population is 660 and the population density is thus on 22.17 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Caleta de Sebo (located in the Southeast of the island). Other places on the island are: Pedro Barba (NO). The island is located in the Southwest of the country Spain. 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 Graciosa are (distance from central part island to central part of the neighboring islands):

1) Lanzarote Located 1 km NorthWest of the island.
2) Montaña Clara Located 1.7 km SouthSouthEast of the island.
3) Alegranza Located 10.2 km East of the island.
4) Isla de Lobos Located 56.8 km WestSouthWest of the island.
5) Fuerteventura Located 61.1 km WestSouthWest of the island.
6) Gran Canaria Located 215.5 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
7) Tenerife Located 261.5 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
8) La Gomera Located 368.1 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
9) La Palma Located 410.4 km South of the island.
10) Ilhas Desertas Located 445.8 km SouthEast of the island.
11) El Hierro Located 452.3 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
12) Ilhas Desertas Located 453.7 km SouthEast of the island.
13) Ilhas Desertas Located 465.3 km SouthEast of the island.
14) Madeira Located 487.4 km SouthEast of the island.
15) Perejil Island Located 1054.6 km NorthEast of the island.
16) Peñon de Vélez de la Gomera Located 1083.2 km NorthEast of the island.
17) Peñon de Alhucemas Located 1116.8 km NorthEast of the island.
18) Isla de Alboran Located 1226 km NorthEast of the island.
19) Isla del Congreso Located 1227.5 km NorthEast of the island.
20) Isla de Isabel II Located 1228.7 km NorthEast of the island.
21) Isla del Rey Located 1229.3 km NorthEast of the island.
22) Santa Maria Located 1365.8 km SouthEast of the island.
23) São Miguel Located 1429.9 km SouthEast of the island.
24) Ilhéu de Vila Franca Located 1446.9 km SouthEast of the island.
25) Isla de San Martiño o del Sur Located 1490 km EastNorthEast of the island.

There is a ferry connection for cars to the mainland. For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also. Far as is known, there are good cycling opportunities on the island.
The source material on the island consists of vulcanic. The land use on the island of Graciosa consists of Sand - Rock 10.4 km2 (38%), nature 16.2 km2 (59%),


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