The Funny (Lancelot)

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The Funny

The island of The Funny form splits of the archipelago Chinijo -pertaining to Canaries and to the Province of The Palms, together with the islotes of Clear Mountain, Roque east, Roque west and Alegranza. It is northwest of Lancelot, island of which depends administratively and of which separates it an arm of sea known like The River. Also it finds relatively near of the African continental coast.

The Funny possesses some 29 km² in which they find the two only villages of the island: The Caleta of the Tallow (insular capital) and Houses of Pedro Beard. It is the less populated of the eight islands inhabited, his current population is of 660 inhabitants. Except the urban areas of the two cores inhabited, the rest of the island belongs to the Heritage of the State, being his management ascribed to the Autonomous Organism National Parks.

The insular economy is based in the fishing and the tourism. It was conquered in 1402 by the navigator normando Juan of Bethencourt, under the vassalage of Enrique III of Castilla. The island is appointed like one of the «Islands of Canarian» under sovereignty of the realm of Castile and Leon in the Treaty of Alcáçovas (1479).

The island is accessible only from the sea, although it also possesses a heliport situated very near of Caleta of the Tallow. It has a councillor in the city council lanzaroteño of Teguise.

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The Palms 12 100 Km. 600 m. 600 m. Easy Excursiones Independientes
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The Palms 12 100 Km.
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600 m. 600 m. Easy Excursiones Independientes