Dragon Hill, Isla Santa Cruz; Galapagos Islands / Galapagoseilanden
Santa Cruz is,after Isabela, the second largest island of the Galapagos Archipelago and also the most populous. The nearly circular island is of volcanic origin and has a land area of about 986 km2. On the south side of Santa Cruz is Puerto Ayora, the capital of the island with a population of 15,000 inhabitants, the largest city of all Galapagos Islands. Since 1978 the Galapagos Islands are on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage. The islanders today live mainly from tourism.