Lanzarote is the northernmost and easternmost of the autonomous Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean. Lanzarote is believed to be the first Canary Island to be inhabited. Lanzarote has a 213km coastline, of which 10km are sandy beaches and 16.5km are rocky. The island's landscape includes the Fámara Mountains in the north, often referred to as the "Island of Perpetual Spring", Lanzarote has a subtropical-desert climate. It receives a small amount of rainfall in winter. The island has 500 different plant species, of which 17 are endemic.