Canary Islands

The Canary Islands make up two provinces of Spain. This group of thirteen islands lies within the Atlantic Ocean, about 60 miles (ninety seven kilometers) off the northwest coast of mainland Africa. The province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife consists of the islands of Tenerife, La Palma, Gomera, and Hierro. The capital additionally known as Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Las Palmas province consists of Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, and Fuerteventura. Its capital is Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

The Canaries are mountainous, and most of the mountains are volcanic. The islands have fertile soil and a gentle and healthful local weather. Crops embrace flowers, fruit, grain, and greens. The inhabitants of Gomera talk over distances with a whistled language that imitates spoken Spanish. Sailors in historic occasions named the Canary Islands Canaria from the Latin phrase canis (canine) as a result of they discovered giant, fierce canine there. Canary birds are so referred to as as a result of they have been first discovered on the Canary Islands.

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