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Galápagos Islands
Colón archipelago, Ecuadorian province
aka "Las encantadas" (the Enchanted Islands)
Area 8,010 km2
Population 25,000 inh. in 2009
Density 3.1 inh./km2
Languages Spanish
Biggest city Puerto Baquerizo Moreno : 4,816 inh. (San Cristóbal Island)
Main islands
(amongst 48)
Name Other name(s) Area
(km²)
Isabela Albemarle 4640
Santa Cruz Indefatigable 986
Fernandina Narborough 642
Santiago San Salvador, James 585
San Cristóbal Chatham 558
Floreana Charles, Santa María 173
Marchena Bindloe 173
Española Hood 61
Pinta Abingdon 60
Baltra South Seymour 27
Santa Fé Barrington 24
Pinzón Duncan 18
Genovesa Tower 14
Rábida Jervis 4,9
Seymour Norte North Seymour 1,9
Wolf Wenman 1,3
Bartolomé Bartholomew 1,2
Darwin Culpepper 1,1
Plaza Sur South Plaza 0,1
Daphne Major    
Altitudes Maximum : 1,710 m (Wolf volcano, Isabela Island)
Minimum  : 0 m (sea level)
Time zone UTC-6h Exact time
Currency United States dollar (USD), divided into 100 cents (sucre until 2000) Conversion
News Advice to US travelers
Advice to british travelers
Advice to french travelers
Weather
Web sites
MlGalápagos National Park
MlCharles Darwin Foundation
EnGalapagos Conservancy

En = English, Fr = French, Ml = Multilingual, Sp = Spanish
A few words...
hellohola
good morningbuenos días
good eveningbuenas noches
goodbyeadiós
yes
nono
pleasepor favor
thank yougracias
cheers !salud !
excuse melo siento