German informations about Fuerteventura:
approximately 50.000 inhabitants at the most thinly inhabited
Isle of the archipelago, 26 inhabitants per km2,
Only few people master still today
the art of the Mauerns with unworked stones.
Boat-construction in the fisher-village El Cotillo
Most eastern Canary
barely 100 km from the Moroccan coast removes
, between 28. and 29. northern degree of latitude
and 13. and 15. western longitude,
between the neighbor-islands Lanzerote in the northeast
and grain Canaria in the southwest lain.
Phoenicians discover the islands
Fuerteventura and Lanzarote, without her/it/them however too
Arabs start first conquest-attempts.
You/they name the Kanaren " Aldjezir al-Khalidah " (the happy
Whether the natives of the Canaries,
that today general, not quite correct, “Guanchen " is named,
Arabic origin was, is controversial until today among scientists.
crown pope Clemens X. the count of Clermont
to the king of the Canary islands.
A title, that has validity however only on the paper.
conquer the Norman baron Jean de Bathencourt
the island Lanzarote and undertakes lot Lobos from the
neighbor-island from some
Paint the attempt to occupy also Fuerteventura.
succeed him/it the conquest finally,
despite vehement resistance of the two then kingdoms
Maxorata, the big northern part Fuerteventuras,
and Jandia, that sichelförmige peninsula in the south.
He/it establishes the first capital of the entire island, Betancuria.
Peace-contract between the kings
Guize of Maxorata and Ayoze of Jandia and the conquerors
Fuerteventura of the new Canary province will allot Palmas read,
to her/it as well the islands grain Canaria and Lanzarote belongs.
Puerto Del pink-Rio, previously Puerto de read Cabras = goat-harbor
Fuerteventura is proclaimed the island the new capital.
begin with the opening of the hotel Jandia Playa
, the later world-wide first " Robinson-club ",
the charter-tourism on Fuerteventura.
the Canary islands get restricted political autonomy.
The Canaries become full-member of the European community.
the second-biggest of the Canary islands
with 1.659,74 square-kilometers and a total-coastal-length
from 339,82 km, from it 144 officially registered beach-sections!
Approximately 20.000.000 years
Last volcanic activity
approximately 5000 B.C.
oldest human settlement-track:
approximately 220 n.Chrs.
82% of the
insular gross national product become direct
or obtains indirectly through the tourism,
with what the German that numerically by far
strongest group the vacationer forms.
Haul, agriculture, mainly tomatoes,
Goat-cheese and breeding-animal-trade with goats, and small-trade,
further important Eckpfeilers form in the economic-structure.
sandpipers, Wiedehopf, chaffinch, seagull, buzzard and sea-eagles
populates the airspace of the island.
Lizards, Blindschleichen, Erdhörnchen, hedgehogs and before all
divides the meager habitat at the ground.
The fish-wealth is still big Fuerteventurasimmer against it before
, sees also the article: Eats like the major-Eros "? " once.
Approximately 30.000 goats, who are exceptionally modest,
testifies from age-long breeder-work.
On the FEAGA, that annually with Pozo Negro taking place
one meets with buyers from around the world in order to buy
Donkeys and some dromedaries lend help with the field work still
or serves to the conversation of the vacationers.
There are not animals life-threatening for the human being for
Majorero-Ziege is particularly
modest and resistant.
The donkey also becomes still today
with the agricultural work used.
Caused by the low
rainfalls thrives in free nature
only plants with low water-demand. Especially belongs
the Canary date-palm, the fig-cactus, the sisal-agave,
cactus-good wolf-milk-plants like the Euphorbie and the ice-flower,
that through a refined system air - and ground-moisture stores
and therefore also longest droughts survives.
Colorfully blooming plants like the Bougainvilla or the Strelitzie
where they are provided regularly with freshwater can exist only
finds one only there,
where she/it can be poured regularly
always bloom only once.
They form offshoots, that drive new blooms again, after it.
The fig-cactus carries sweet fruits--
however caution before the fine thorns of the peel!
the natives deadened with the poisonous juice of this plant
the offshore fish, about her/it/them then easily
from the water-surface, to be able to skim off,