The island has a mild Mediterranean climate, characterised by plenty of sunshine and very little rainfall. Trade winds alleviate temperatures; sandstorms are quite prominent.
Initially inhabited by the Guanches, the city was known as Herbania. This was followed by the island being taken over by the French. In 1912, the Canary Islands ... More obtained the right to self-govern.
The inhabitants of Fuerteventura are known as the ‘Mahorero’.
The main source of income on the island is tourism, while agriculture and other trades are also practised.
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