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People & Economy

Population Lanzarote has a population of 139,000 as of 2010. This represents an increase of 9.4% from 2006. The most populous municipality is Arrecife, which is the capital city of Lanzarote. Arrecife has a population of 59,000. Unfortunately, like much of the rest of Europe, Lanzarote too is experiencing aging, with the percentage of elderly […]

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Weather

Like the other Canary Islands, Lanzarote’s weather can be described in just two words: Eternal spring. The average annual temperature is 21ºC, 23ºC in summer, 18ºC in winter. This effectively allows you to carry out whatever activity you want to, any day of the year. Lanzarote offers an ideal sun holidays destination. Here’s a chart […]

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Location

  Lanzarote, a Spanish island, is the northen and easternmost island of the Canary archipelago, and is approximately 125 km off the coast of Africa and 1,000 km from the Iberian Peninsula. Covering 845.93 km², it stands as the fourth largest of the islands, and the oldest, being over 20 million years ago.     […]

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History

  Lanzarote is the oldest of the seven Canary Islands, having been formed approximately 180 million years ago as a result of a series of volcanic eruptions from underwater active volcanoes. It was probably the first Canary Island to be settled. Some believe that Phoenicians may have settled the island around 1100 BC, though no […]

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