Arrecife

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Arrecife
City
Aerial view of Arrecife
Aerial view of Arrecife
Flag of Arrecife
Coat of arms of Arrecife
Etymology: Spanish for Reef
Municipal location in Lanzarote
Municipal location in Lanzarote
Coordinates: 28°57′45″N 13°33′2″W / 28.96250°N 13.55056°W / 28.96250; -13.55056Coordinates: 28°57′45″N 13°33′2″W / 28.96250°N 13.55056°W / 28.96250; -13.55056
CountrySpain
Autonomous Community Canary Islands
ProvinceLas Palmas
IslandLanzarote
Government
 • MayorÁstrid Pérez Batista (PP)
Area
 • Total22.72 km2 (8.77 sq mi)
Elevation20 m (70 ft)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total61,351
 • Density2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+00:00 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+01:00 (WEST)
Postal code
35500
Area code(s)+34 (Spain) + 928 (Las Palmas)
Websitewww.arrecife.es

Arrecife (/ˌærəˈsf/; Spanish pronunciation: [areˈθife]; local pronunciation: [areˈsife]) is a city and municipality in the Canary Islands (Spain) in the center-east of the island of Lanzarote. It has been the capital of Lanzarote since 1852.

References[change | change source]

  1. Instituto Canario de Estadística, area
  2. Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.