Galápagos Islands

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Galápagos Islands
Lobo marino (Zalophus californianus wollebaeki), Punta Pitt, isla de San Cristóbal, islas Galápagos, Ecuador, 2015-07-24, DD 11.JPG
Galapagos Islands topographic map-en.svg
Geografie
LocationPaceefic Ocean
Coordinates0°40′S 90°33′W / 0.667°S 90.550°W / -0.667; -90.550Coordinates: 0°40′S 90°33′W / 0.667°S 90.550°W / -0.667; -90.550
Aurie7,880 km2 (3,040 sq mi)
Heichest elevation1,707 m (5,600 ft)
Admeenistration
Demografics
Population35,000
Pop. density3 /km2 (8 /sq mi)
Additional information
Time zone
Offeecial nameGalápagos Islands
TeepNaitural
Criteriavii, viii, ix, x
Designatit1978 (2nt session)
Reference no.1
RegionLaitin Americae an the Caribbean
Extension2001 an 2003
Endangered2007–2010

The Galápagos Islands (offeecial name: Archipiélago de Colón, ither Spainyie name: Islas Galápagos, Spaingie pronunciation: [ˈislas gaˈlapaɣos]) are an airchipelago o volcanic islands distributit on either side o the Equator in the Paceefic Ocean, 906 km (563 mi) wast o continental Ecuador, o which thay are a pairt.