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La Palma

The first texts about La Palma date in the late middle Ages (XIV and XV Centuries).
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The natives of the island of La Palma, Los Guanches, lived mainly of grazing goats, sheeps and pigs, gathering wild fruits and roots with which they elaborated a kind of flour called “gofio”.
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From the sixteenth century, the colonization of La Palma offers better economic possibilities: cropland, entry into commerce between America and Europe and manufacturing supplies to the islands. The Port of Santa Cruz de La Palma quickly became one of the most important ports of the Spanish Empire.
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Nowadays the main exports of the island of La Palma are agricultural products such as bananas, oranges, lemons and agricultural products.The first texts about La Palma date in the late middle Ages (XIV and XV Centuries).

The natives of the island of La Palma, Los Guanches, lived mainly of grazing goats, sheeps and pigs, gathering wild fruits and roots with which they elaborated a kind of flour called “gofio”.

From the sixteenth century, the colonization of La Palma offers better economic possibilities: cropland, entry into commerce between America and Europe and manufacturing supplies to the islands. The Port of Santa Cruz de La Palma quickly became one of the most important ports of the Spanish Empire.

Nowadays the main exports of the island of La Palma are agricultural products such as bananas, oranges, lemons and agricultural products.

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