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General Information about Tenerife:

Geographical position : 16. and 17. degree of western longitude, 28. degree of northern largitude ; circa 300 km west from  Marocco, 1300 km distance from  Spai.



Clima: Canary Island offers the mildest climate of Europe and we can say the mildest in the world. In  Wintertime the daily temprature is between  20-24 C ,  in the night  between  16-18 degree near the coastline.  


Winter Sea-temperatures 18-20C degrees   In Sommer, there is no rainfall and the  temperatures are between 26 – 30 C, 

The Atlantic warms up to 23-24 C.degrees

Surface: 2034 km2, Longitude 83 km, large  51 km


Inhabitants: 900 000 consisting in Canarian population and  Immigrater from many different Countries of Europe, Africa and South-America. The aborigins of the islands were the "Guanches". After a big resistenz against the spanish conquistatores, Tenerife in 1495 becames incooperated as the last of the  canarian islands under  spanish government.


Capital: Santa Cruz de Tenerife has  200 000 inhabitants,  here is the Canarian Government: Cabildo de Canarias,to which belongs even the smaller islands : Gomera, La Palma and  El Hierro. Gran Canaria has even her own government and to it belongs Fuerteventura and Lanzarote.

 The Port of Santa Cruz is one of the most important from Spain for export to Southamerica and Africa.




 Main towns: La Laguna 122 00, La Orotawa 36 000, Los Realejos 33 000, Puerto de la Cruz 45 000, Icod de Los Vinos 22 000, Arona 22 000, Adeje 15 000 Einwohner.


Religion: Christian Catolic.
languagge: Spanish ( Castellano)


IMG_0028Economy:  turisme is the biggest income 35%.

Agricultur 20 % is growing: Tomatoes, Bananas, Papaya, Mango, Avocado, potatoes, flowers, goats and sheepherds, cheese, whine...

Fishing and fish-cultur ca.10%: tuna , Bonito.

Others 11% Construction, Industrie 10%,

Big investments in  solar and wind  "renoveable Energies