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The municipality of La Oliva is located in the north of the island of Fuerteventura and covers an area of 356.13 km2 (21.5% of the island) including the Lobos Island.

The municipality of La Oliva is located in the north of the island of Fuerteventura and covers an area of 356.13 km2 (21.5% of the island) including the Lobos Island.

    • The mountain of Tindaya Tindaya is a unique area with important archaeological and geological values.

 

    • The Corralejo Natural Park is mainly characterized by its spectacular dune field.

 

    • Isla de Lobos alberga unas 130 especies animales y vegetales, en medio de un paisaje escasamente alterado por el hombre.

 

    • The Malpaís de la Arena Natural Monument is the result of volcanic eruptions from about ten thousand years ago that gave rise to a landscape of great beauty.

 

    • The Vallebrón Protected Landscape preserves the structures built by man for the agricultural use of the land in the middle of a fertile valley.

 

The municipality is made up of the villages of La Oliva, Tindaya, Vallebrón, La Caldereta, Tostón or El Cotillo, El Roque, Los Lajares, Villaverde, Corralejo, Majanicho and Parque Holandés. Recently, the settlement of La Capellanía, between Villaverde and Corralejo, has been consolidated. These villages are joined by the island of Lobos.

The territorial delimitation of the municipality has not undergone significant variations throughout its history, as it was based on the ecclesiastical structuring that took place during the 18th century.

In 1837 the island came under the administration of the Spanish Crown, thanks to the abolition of the lordships.

In the same decade, the restructuring of the Spanish territory into municipal districts made possible the creation of the Town Council of La Oliva and its municipal district.

The municipality of La Oliva is located in the north of the island of Fuerteventura and covers an area of 356.13 km2 (21.5% of the island) including the Lobos Island.

The municipality of La Oliva is located in the north of the island of Fuerteventura and covers an area of 356.13 km2 (21.5% of the island) including the Lobos Island.

 

 

    • Isla de Lobos is home to some 130 animal and plant species, in a landscape little altered by man.

 

 

 

The municipality is made up of the villages of La Oliva, Tindaya, Vallebrón, La Caldereta, Tostón or El Cotillo, El Roque, Los Lajares, Villaverde, Corralejo, Majanicho and Parque Holandés. Recently, the settlement of La Capellanía, between Villaverde and Corralejo, has been consolidated. These villages are joined by the island of Lobos.

The territorial delimitation of the municipality has not undergone significant variations throughout its history, as it was based on the ecclesiastical structuring that took place during the 18th century.

In 1837 the island came under the administration of the Spanish Crown, thanks to the abolition of the lordships.

In the same decade, the restructuring of the Spanish territory into municipal districts made possible the creation of the Town Council of La Oliva and its municipal district.

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