Tabular information, extent

European Volcanic Soils (NOTE! Only estimates!)

Area

km²

Population

Density

Main economy sector(s)

Main agricult. Products

No. of tourists

(in thousands)

(No./km2)

(in thousands)

Canary Islands

7,300

1,200

164

Tourism

Banana, tomato, vineyards

6,000

Azores

2,300

250

109

Tourism, dairy industry

Dairy

50

Madeira

770

250

325

Tourism

Vineyards, flowers

1,000

Etna area

~2000

- -

Tourism, services

Vineyards, fruit orchards

-

Vesuvius area

~2000

- -

Industry, tourism, services

Orchards, vegetables, dairy

-

Lazio

~5000

- -

Industry, tourism, services

Orchards, vineyards, dairy

-

La Réunion

2,500

640

255

Agriculture, tourism

Sugar cain, dairy, essential oils

300

Mauritius

1,850

1,100

595

Tourism

Sugar cain, special crops

1,000

Mayotta

500

200

400

Agriculture

Spices, essential oils, food crops

50

Guadeloupe

1760

422

240

Tourism

Banana, sugar cain, tropical fruit

2,000

Martinique

1060

400

380

Tourism

Banana, fruit, sugar cain

3,000

Netherlands Antilles

960

190

198

Tourism

Banana, sugar cain

1,000

French Polynesia

3,660

210

57

Tourism

Spices

1,000

Iceland

65,000

270

4

Fishing, agricult., tourism

Sheep farming

170

 


Last modified 11 March 2003 by IAK