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EL HIERRO
EL HIERRO

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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