Quick Statistics

 Size
The elongated island has an area of 1660 km², 100 km long and 31km wide at its extremities.
Location
Located just off the coast of North Africa, there are 50 nautical miles to the nearest point. Just over 1,000 kilometers from the Iberian Peninsula
Beaches
It has the longest beaches in the archipelago.
Mountains
Its highest peak Pico de La Zarza of 800 meters
Natural Parkland
The island has 13 different protected natural areas.
Population
Its population is 106.456 (2013)
Connectivity
There are direct flights from many european airline companies, destinations include:-
Austria
Belgium
Canary Islands
Czechoslovakia
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
Holland
Ireland
Italy
Luxemburg
Norway
Poland
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom
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Ferry Services to Lanzarote, Gran Canaria, Tenerife.
Connecting ferries to other islands, Madera and Portugal and mainland Spain. (Cadiz and Huelva)


Climate
Its winter climate has temperatures by day peaking at 22 °C in January. At night time temperatures fall to a minimum of 15°C
In the spring time temperatures in Fuerteventura reach 22.3 °C by day in April falling at night time to around 15°C
In Summer Fuerteventura temperature averages are in the region of 28 °C and a low of 20 °C
In October maximum temperatures are approximately 25.4°C and minimum temperatures are about 19.1 °C on average.
Average annual Rainfall/Precipitation (mm) 105
Government
Fuerteventura is governed by the Island Department of the Government of Spain. (No visas needed for EEU residents)
Business Opportunities
The Canary Islands Special Zone (ZEC) is a low tax zone created within the framework of the Canary Islands
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