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 .


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

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

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

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

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:  1,682 meters (5,518 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Gran Canaria
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Gran Canaria

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French:  Grande Canarie Portuguese:  Gran Canária Russian:  Гран-Канария Spanish:  Isla de Gran Canaria

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