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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

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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 


: 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.


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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 
 Other nature   58 km2 
 Agriculture   465 km2 
 Grassland   0 km2 
 Water   1 km2 
 Urban area   91 km2 

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

Weather forecast  

Weather Las Palmas De Gran Canaria