Puerto del Rosario

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Puerto del Rosario
Municipality
The town at morning light
Flag of Puerto del Rosario
Flag
Coat of arms of Puerto del Rosario
Coat of arms
Puerto del Rosario is located in Spain, Canary Islands
Puerto del Rosario
Puerto del Rosario
Location in Spain
Puerto del Rosario is located in Canary Islands
Puerto del Rosario
Puerto del Rosario
Location in Canary Islands
Coordinates: 28°30′0″N 13°52′0″W / 28.50000°N 13.86667°W / 28.50000; -13.86667
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Canary Islands
Province Las Palmas
Island Fuerteventura
Government
 • Mayor Marcial Morales (CC)
Area
 • Total 290 km2 (110 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 16 m (52 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 36,285
 • Density 130/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +1) (UTC+1)
Postal code 35600
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 928 (Las Palmas)
Website www.puertodelrosario.org

Puerto del Rosario is a municipality in the northern portion of the island of Fuerteventura in the Las Palmas province in the Canary Islands. It has been the capital of Fuerteventura since 1835. The population is 36,285 (ISTAC, 2012), with a density of 130/km². The main industries are agriculture and tourism.

Transport[edit]

There are regular ferry services to Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife with Naviera Armas.

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North: La Oliva
West: Atlantic Ocean
Puerto del Rosario East: Atlantic Ocean
Southwest: Betancuria South: Antigua

Coordinates: 28°30′0″N 13°52′0″W / 28.50000°N 13.86667°W / 28.50000; -13.86667