Puerto del Rosario

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Puerto del Rosario
The town at morning light
Flag of Puerto del Rosario
Coat of arms of Puerto del Rosario
Coat of arms
Location in Fuerteventura
Location in Fuerteventura
Puerto del Rosario is located in Canary Islands
Puerto del Rosario
Puerto del Rosario
Location in Canary Islands
Coordinates: 28°30′N 13°52′W / 28.500°N 13.867°W / 28.500; -13.867Coordinates: 28°30′N 13°52′W / 28.500°N 13.867°W / 28.500; -13.867
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Canary Islands
Province Las Palmas
Island Fuerteventura
 • Mayor Marcial Morales (CC)
 • Total 289.95 km2 (111.95 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 16 m (52 ft)
Population (2013)[2]
 • Total 36,774
 • Density 130/km2 (330/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 town and a municipality in the eastern part of the island of Fuerteventura in the Las Palmas province in the Canary Islands. It has been the capital of Fuerteventura since 1860. The town's population is 29160 (2013),[2] the administrative district's (municipio de Puerto del Rosario) population is 36,744 and its area is 289.95 km².


There are regular ferry services to Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife with Naviera Armas. Fuerteventura Airport is situated near El Matorral, 6 km south of Puerto del Rosario.


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