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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) Fuerteventura Located 1.9 km SouthWest of the island.
2) Lanzarote Located 8.5 km EastNorthEast of the island.
3) Graciosa Located 56.8 km EastNorthEast of the island.
4) Montaña Clara Located 63.9 km EastNorthEast of the island.
5) Alegranza Located 74.1 km EastNorthEast of the island.
6) Gran Canaria Located 166.4 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
7) Tenerife Located 224.4 km South of the island.
8) La Gomera Located 327.4 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
9) La Palma Located 379.8 km South of the island.
10) El Hierro Located 410.5 km SouthSouthWest of the island.
11) Ilhas Desertas Located 476.6 km EastSouthEast of the island.
12) Ilhas Desertas Located 484.8 km EastSouthEast of the island.
13) Ilhas Desertas Located 496.7 km EastSouthEast of the island.
14) Madeira Located 517.6 km SouthEast of the island.
15) Perejil Island Located 1118.2 km NorthEast of the island.
16) Peñon de Vélez de la Gomera Located 1144.7 km NorthEast of the island.
17) Peñon de Alhucemas Located 1177.9 km NorthEast of the island.
18) Isla del Congreso Located 1287.1 km NorthEast of the island.
19) Isla de Alboran Located 1287.6 km NorthEast of the island.
20) Isla de Isabel II Located 1288.3 km NorthEast of the island.
21) Isla del Rey Located 1288.9 km NorthEast of the island.
22) Santa Maria Located 1382.9 km SouthEast of the island.
23) São Miguel Located 1450.1 km SouthEast of the island.
24) Ilhéu de Vila Franca Located 1466.2 km SouthEast of the island.
25) Isla de San Martiño o del Sur Located 1554.1 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.
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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