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Canary Islands, Spain

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 28.291565, -16.629129.

Known as one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe, Canary Islands (Islas Canarias in Spanish) is a large archipelago located in the Atlantic Ocean, about 67 miles northwest of the African continent but de facto being a part of Spain. The Canary Islands consists of 8 islands (El Hierro, La Palma, La Gomera, Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, Lanzarote and La Graciosa) and 5 islets (Montaña Clara, Alegranza, Roque del Este, Lobos, Roque del Oeste). Its capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife was founded in 1494. Tenerife South Airport is the larger of the two international airports located on the island. Smaller one, Tenerife North Airport is located in San Cristóbal de La Lagun. The University of La Laguna is the oldest university of Canary Islands and located in San Cristóbal de La Laguna, on the island of Tenerife.

Attractions in Santa Cruz include The Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Garajonay National Park, Macizo de Anaga, Palmetum of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre, Parque Marítimo César Manrique, Playa de Las Teresitas, Auditorio de Tenerife, Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes de Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Palacio Insular de Tenerife, Parque García Sanabria, Parque de La Granja, Iglesia de La Concepción, Iglesia de San Francisco de Asís, Castle of St John the Baptist, Estadio Heliodoro Rodríguez López, and so on. The city also hosts many cultural events such as Tenerife International Film Music Festival, Festival de Música Clásica de Canarias, and Plátano Rock Festival. Tourism plays a key role in the country's economy, with other contributions coming from agriculture and services. There is a huge number of the world's class hotels, beaches, and other facilities for vacationers offered by the resorts of the islands.

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Canary Islands, Spain Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Canary Islands, Spain is 28.291565, and the longitude is -16.629129. Canary Islands, Spain is located at Spain country in the Islands place category with the gps coordinates of 28° 17' 29.6340'' N and 16° 37' 44.8644'' W.

Canary Islands, Spain Geographic Information
DMS Lat28° 17' 29.6340'' N
DMS Long16° 37' 44.8644'' W
UTM Easting340,241.20
UTM Northing3,130,577.88
Country CodeES
Zoom Level7

Coordinates of Canary Islands, Spain is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.

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