El Hierro

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El Hierro, Canary Islands
latitude: 27.74, longitude: -18.03
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El Hierro is an island in Canary Islands at latitude 27°44′24″ North, longitude 18°01′48″ West. Administratively it is in the Spanish province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Province).


Boundaries

The boundary relation is Relation 2214681 (XML, Potlatch2, iD, JOSM, history, analyze, manage, gpx). It has wikipedia tags for WIWOSM.

Municipalities

According to Normalización#Núcleos de población to tag with place=town a place should be capital of the municipality and have a population between 10,000 and 100,000 people. To tag with place=village a place should be (currently under discussion) capital of the municipality and have a population bellow 10,000 people. There aren't towns in El Hierro as no settlement is over 10,000 people.

The capital of the island is in Valverde.

Municipality Capital
Name Boundary WIWOSM Name Place tag WIWOSM Population[1]
El Pinar de El Hierro Relation 1809123 (XML, Potlatch2, iD, JOSM, history, analyze, manage, gpx) yes El Pinar village 1873
Frontera Relation 340399 (XML, Potlatch2, iD, JOSM, history, analyze, manage, gpx) yes Frontera village 1489
Valverde Relation 345690 (XML, Potlatch2, iD, JOSM, history, analyze, manage, gpx) yes Valverde village yes 1666

Other settlements

According to Normalización#Núcleos de población other settlements that are not the capital of the municipality should be tagged with place=suburb, place=hamlet or place=isolated_dwelling acording to its population. There aren't settlements in El Hierro with enough population or near to a city or town to be tagged as suburb.

Roads

All main roads are present. List in Carreteras de El Hierro.

References

  1. 2013 data from Instituto Nacional de Estadística