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Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

An ancient archipelago of volcanic islands set off the coast of Ecuador, the Galapagos Islands are one of the world's premier destinations for viewing wildlife either by land or by sea.

  • Capital city: Puerto Baquerizo Moreno
  • Population: 26,640 (2012)
  • Size of country: 7,880 sq km
  • Currency: US dollars
  • Power supply: 110-120 Volts
  • Sockets: US-style two-pin variety
  • Language: Spanish
  • Time difference: GMT -6 hours
  • Visas: British passport holders can currently stay on the Galapagos Islands as tourists for up to 90 days without a visa
  • Religion: Roman Catholic and other
  • FCDO advice: FCDO travel advice
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