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image photo of the flag of Canary Islands
Tourist map of Canary Islands (clickable): scale 1cm=30 km
El Hierro Gran Canaria La Gomera Tenerife Fuerteventura La Palma Lanzarote Lanzarote Lanzarote Tourist map of Canary Islands

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1- type 

Pico del Teide

: The highest mountain (3718 meters) of Spain at the island of Tenerife is of volcanic origin located in the national park: Parque Nacional del Teide.

2- type 

National Park Timanfaya, Lanzerote

: A unique lunar landscape appeared after a volcanic eruption in 1730. Also the movie Location of The Lord of the Rings.



3- type 

Los Organos, La Gomera

: This basalt formation of volcanic origin leaves beautiful shapes in the form of stone columns (organ pipes).

4- type 

El Hierro

: Smallest and most westerly island of the Canary islands at the beautiful wooded bay of El Golfo of volcanic origin.

5- type 

Island Isla de los Lobos near Fuerteventura

: Ideal as a day trip from the north of Fuerteventura (Corralejo) with beautiful fauna and flora.

6- type 

Volcanoes Walk on La Palma

: Walk on your nature vacation on one of the most active volcanic regions in Europe.

7- type 

La Gomera: Rain forest of laurel trees

: The walking-island of choice of the Canary Islands.

8- type 

Fuerteventura: Parque Natural de La Dunas de Corralejo

: The ideal beach holiday and sun-holiday-location in the winter with beautiful white sand dunes and walk- and surf opportunities.

The weather and climate

1) Current weather in Gran Canaria Canary Islands (temperature, precipitation).



2) Weather forecast Las Palmas en Santa Cruz

3) Weather forecast for tomorrow (meteo online - spanish radar for precipitation): see left.

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General Information Canary Islands

population: 2.025.951 (4,5%, 8e)
density (people/km2): 272 (3e)
area (km2): 7.447 (1,5%, 13e)
cities: Santa Cruz de la Palma, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
sun hours in winter: 5
sun hours in summer: 13
tourism (%): 14,9 (3e)
bed places per km2: 25,9 (2e)
landscape: vulcanoes-islands
highest elevation point: Teide 3.719 meter
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Youtube Canary Islands video - motion pictures



Land use Canary Islands

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Climate: Mean temperature (°C) and Precipitaion (mm)

Weather forecast  



Weather Santa Cruz de Ténérife