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photo of Gran Canaria
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Tourist map Gran Canaria (clickable)
Gran Canaria Tourist map of Gran Canaria

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nature  Nature
religion  Religion
architecture bulding  Archt.
museum  Museum
sport recreation  Activity
amusement park zoo  Am. Park
location of Gran Canaria


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.


General Information Gran Canaria

Population:855.521 (40,6%, 2e)
Density (people/km2):548 (1e)
Area (km2):1560 (20,9%, 3e)
Main 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

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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% 

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Name webcam: Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Playa de Las Teresitas

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Local time screenshot during the day :2021-09-26 09:35:55
Place webcam: Santa Cruz de Tenerife - Canary Islands - Spain
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Name webcam: San Bartolome de Tirajana: Natural Dune Reserve of Maspalomas - Playa Del Inglés

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Local time screenshot during the day :2021-09-26 09:36:06
Place webcam: San Bartolome de Tirajana - Canary Islands - Spain
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Name webcam: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: Playa De Las Canteras

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