Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria is the third largest island in the and has the largest population. It's often described as a "continent in miniature" because it has so much variety to offer.

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de Gran Canaria is the capital of , the largest city in in the , and one of the largest cities in .


Southern part of and is the tourist center of the island.

The northern part of the is a mostly agricultural part of the island.

The central part of is part of a UNESCO biosphere reserve.

The eastern part of is the economically most important part of the island.

The western part of is mostly a destination for nature lovers.

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Gran Canaria

  • Type: island
  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 838,000
  • Latitude of center: 27° 58' 21.3" (27.9726°) north
  • Longitude of center: 15° 35' 12.7" (15.5869°) west
  • Elevation: 1682 meters (5518 feet)
  • Wikidata: Gran Canaria
  • Wikimedia Commons: Gran Canaria

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Other Names for Gran Canaria

French: Gran Canaria, French: Grande Canarie, German: Gran Canaria, Italian: Gran Canaria, Portuguese: Gran Canária, Portuguese: Grã Canária, Russian: Гран-Канария, Spanish: Gran Canaria, Spanish: Isla de Gran Canaria
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