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Galapagos Geographical Location


The Islands are located in the eastern Pacific Ocean, 973 km (525 nautical miles; 605 mi) off the west coast of South America. The closest land mass is the mainland of Ecuador to the east (the country to which they belong), to the north is Coco's Island at 720 km (389 nautical miles; 447 mi) and to the south is Easter Island and San Felix Island at 3,200 km (1,730 nautical miles; 1,990 mi).



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