Lanzarote located to only 130 km from the coast of Africa and 1.000 km from the Iberian Peninsula. Lanzarote is the most oriental island of the Canary Islands.
This Lanzarote located between (among) parallel 29°25' (Alegranza) and 28°50' (Top of Parrot) of latitude North and between (among) the meridians 13°20' (Roque of the East) and 13°57' (Top Ginés) of length West. Lanzarote is between 28º 45' 04" and 28º 02' 16" of Latitude North and 13º 49' 12" and 14º 30' 24" of length West. Lanzarote has a longitudinal distance of 58 km and of 34,5 km transverse, maximum height is of 678 mts (The Peñas of the Chache) and the total extension of the coasts is of 213 km2.
Lanzarote is a volcanic island, of arid and desert aspect, covered largely for fields of lava provoked by the volcanic eruptions in the 18th century. It is integrated by seven town halls: Arrecife (the capital of the Island), Tías, San Bartolomé, Haría, Teguise, Tinajo and Yaiza.