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El Hierro island is the smallest of the big Islands that conform the Canarian archipelago, with a surface of 269 km ² ( 110 Miles ² )
It has a total population of 10.675 inhabitants being the less populated of the archipelago. It is divided in three municipalities and it has an upper administrative organ that is the Cabildo or Council Island.
Regarding its geological training has to stand out that it calculates it an age between 700.000 and 1 million of years , being the youngest of the archipelago. Although it has the greater density of volcanoes of the Canary Islands with more than 500 volcanic cones to open sky and other 300 covered by coladas more recent.
Although the caves and volcanic tubes of the island still have to be investigated thoroughly, Vulcanologists have been able to catalog some 70. Some of them are very remarkable by the beauty of its estafilitos or by its extension, as in the case of the cave of Don Justo, which group of galleries surpasses the 6 km of length.
Historians do not know which is the origin of the name of ” El Hierro”, but could be due to a derivación of the ancient language that designated to the island with the name of “Hero” or “Esero”. The first inhabitants were known as Bimbaches and they were originary from the north of Africa.
Forests, beaches of black sand, volcanoes, first Island in the world that is supply with energies 100% clean, traditions and Flokl, Quesadillas and rich Marine Bottoms in Life is what expects you in the Island of the Meridian.
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