Bookmark and Share

 culture  Culture
 nature  Nature
 religion  Religion - Churches
 architecture bulding  Architecture - Castle
 museum  Museum
 sport recreation  Activity - Sport
 amusement park zoo  Amusement Park - Zoo




Custom Search

Tourism Europe

Portal to Europe:General facts and figures country Spain.




image photo of the flag of Gran Canaria
Tourist map of Gran Canaria (clickable): scale 1cm=4,5 km
Gran Canaria Tourist map of Gran Canaria

previous region Tenerife Sights Gran Canaria  next region Fuerteventura


1- type 

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

: This large city includes a nice cathedral and the Casa de Colon.

2- type 

Dunas de Maspalomas

: These walking dunes in the south of Gran Canaria are more than worth a visit.



3- type 

Pozo de las Nieves

: The highest mountain of the island is 1949 meters high and reaches from Ayacata. At the top provides a magnificent view over the island.

4- type 

Aqualand

: Waterpark for the whole family in Maspalomas in the south of Gran Canaria.

The weather and climate

1) Current weather in Gran_Canaria_Canary_Islands (temperature, precipitation).



2) Weather forecast Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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

Blog

Blog about spain

General Information Gran Canaria

population: 800.000 (40,6%, 2e)
density (people/km2): 513 (1e)
area (km2): 1560 (20,9%, 3e)
cities: Arucas, Telde, Santa Lucía de Tirajana
sun hours in winter: 6
sun hours in summer: 9
tourism (%): 26,1 (2e)
bed places per km2: 91,3 (1e)
landscape: volcano landscape
highest elevation point: Pico de Las Nieves 1.949 meter
News from Gran Canaria.


Spanish news

Youtube Gran Canaria video - motion pictures



Land use Gran Canaria

 Forest   1000 km2 
 62% 
 Other nature   58 km2 
 4% 
 Agriculture   465 km2 
 29% 
 Grassland   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   1 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   91 km2 
 6% 

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

Weather forecast  



Weather Las Palmas De Gran Canaria