Fuerteventura, a Spanish island, is one of the Canary Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. It is situated at 28°20' north, 14°00' west. At 1,660 km² it is also the second largest of the islands. The elongated island has an area of 1660 km². The island is 100 km long and 31 km wide.
It is part of the province of Las Palmas. Located just 100 kilometres off the coast of North Africa, it is the second biggest of the islands, after Tenerife, and has the longest beaches in the archipelago.
The island is on the same latitude as Florida and Mexico and temperatures here rarely fall below 18 °C or rise above 24.
The highest point in Fuerteventura is Mount Jandía (807 m) in the southwestern part of the island. Geographical features include Istmo de la Pared which is 5 km wide and is the narrowest part of Fuerteventura. The island is divided into two parts, the northern portion which is Maxorata and the southwestern part called the Jandía peninsula. The island is the least settled in the Canary Islands.
Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuerteventura - 04.06.2010
Sea with Fuerteventura
The sea with Fuerteventura here presents a sight full with dynamic, freshness and clarity.