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Atlas of the Canary Islands

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Canarias

Español Canarias - Comunidad Autónoma de Canarias

Canarias es un archipiélago atlántico situado en el noroeste de África que forma además una de las diecisiete comunidades autónomas de España. El archipiélago está compuesto por siete islas: El Hierro, La Gomera, La Palma y Tenerife que forman la provincia de Santa Cruz de Tenerife, y Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura y Lanzarote que forman la provincia de Las Palmas, además de seis islotes que se llaman Alegranza, Isla de Lobos, La Graciosa, Montaña Clara, Roque del Este y Roque del Oeste, pertenecientes todos ellos a la provincia de Las Palmas.

English Canary Islands - Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands
The Canary Islands (28° 06'N, 15° 24'W) are an archipelago of the Kingdom of ► Spain consisting of seven islands of volcanic origin in the Atlantic Ocean. They are located off the north-western coast of Africa (► Morocco and the ► Western Sahara). They form an autonomous community of Spain.

Short name Canary Islands
Official  name Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands
Status Autonomous Community of ► Spain
Capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife & Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Population 2,070,465 inhabitants
Area 7,447 km²
Major  languages Spanish
Major  religions Roman Catholicism
More information Canary Islands, Geography of the Canary Islands, History of the Canary Islands and Politics of the Canary Islands
More  images Canary Islands - Canary Islands (Category).

General maps

Localización de Canarias.png Canary Islands
Localización Canarias.png Canary Islands and Spain
Canary-map.jpg Map of the Canary Islands
Mapa de Canarias.png Map of the Canary Islands
Mapa de Canarias.png Map of the Canary Islands
Las Palmas - Mapa municipal.svg Spanish province of Las Palmas
Santa Cruz de Tenerife - Mapa municipal.svg Spanish Province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Mapa Canarias municipios.svg Municipalities in the Canary Islands
Canary Islands map by William Dampier 1699 - Project Gutenberg eText 15675.jpg Maps of the Canary Islands drawn by William Dampier during his voyage to New Holland in 1699.

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