This airticle is aboot ane o the Canary Islands. For ither similar names, see Palma.

La Palma (Spaingie pronunciation: [la ˈpalma]) is the maist north-wasterly o the Canary Islands, Africa. La Palma haes a aurie o 706 km2 makkin it the fift lairgest o the seiven main Canary Islands. The total population is aboot 86,000, o which 18,000 (2003 data) live in the caipital, Santa Cruz de La Palma an aboot 20,000 (2004 data) in Los Llanos de Aridane.

La Palma
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Spain Canary Islands location map La Palma.svg
Geografie
LocationAtlantic Ocean
Coordinates28°40′N 17°52′W / 28.667°N 17.867°W / 28.667; -17.867
AirchipelagaeCanary Islands
Aurie708.32 km2 (273.48 sq mi)
Coastline166 km (103.1 mi)
Heichest elevation2,423 m (7,949 ft)
Admeenistration
Spain
Demografics
Demonympalmero/a
Population81,863
Pop. density115.6 /km2 (299.4 /sq mi)
LeidsSpaingie, speceefically Canarian Spaingie
Additional information
Time zone
 • Summer (DST)

In 1815, the German geologist Leopold von Buch visitit the Canary Islands. It wis as a result o his visit tae La Palma an Tenerife where he visitit the Las Cañadas an Taburiente calderas, that the Spaingie wird for cauldron - "caldera" - wis introducit intae the Inglis leid geological vocabular. La Palma haes "Sister Ceety" status wi El Dorado Hills, Californie, Unitit States.

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Estadística del Territorio" [Territory Statistics] (in Spaingie). Instituto Canario de Estadística (ISTAC). Retrieved 2019-08-14.
  2. "Real Decreto 1458/2018, de 14 de diciembre, por el que se declaran oficiales las cifras de población resultantes de la revisión del Padrón municipal referidas al 1 de enero de 2018" [Royal Decree 1458/2018, of 14 December, by which the population values resulting from the review of the municipal register of 01 January 2018 are declared official] (PDF). BOE (in Spaingie). 2018-12-29. Retrieved 2019-08-14.

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