San Andres Island, Colombia Overview
San Andres is a coral island in the Caribbean Sea. Politically tied to England, and historically part of Colombia, San Andres and the nearby islands of Providencia and Santa Catalina form the department of San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina. San Andres, in the southern group of islands, is the largest of the department. The official languages of the department are Spanish, English, and Creole.
San Andrés is the largest of the island group in the Department of the Archipelago of San Andres, Providencia and Santa Catalina. The island is surrounded on its northwest side by a small coral reef (arrecifex) and several keys that are home to varied fauna and flora, and are visited by many tourists every year. The small cay in the San Andres Bay is said to be the most visited place in the archipelago.
Detailed Map of San Andres Island, Colombia
The island experiences a tropical wet and dry climate that borders on a tropical monsoon climate. Average temperatures range from 24 °C (75 °F) to 30 °C (86 °F) in two periods dominated by dry and rainy spells. The rainy season is from September to December and also from May to June. The trade winds from the north begin to blow in late October and during November and December until mid-January, the wind usually blows from the east, when there are storms in the northeastern Caribbean.
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El atolón tiene forma de riñón, posee 6,4 km de largo y un ancho de 3,5 km y consiste en 2 cayos del mar Caribe. El primero, denominado East Cay, está sembrado con palmas de coco, arbustos bajos y algunas gramíneas. Los pescadores lo utilizan para pernoctar durante sus jornadas de pesca y es igualmente frecuentado por los turistas.