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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: -16.55693 lat : 28.29062
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: -16°33'24.9552 lat : 28°1'44.6232
Surface area: 2034.2 km2 (5.357 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 327.4 km
Average height: 876 metre
Length island: 85 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 45 km
Name : Vulkaan El Teide 3718 meter (3718 metre)
Orientation island: Southwest - Northeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 908555
Population density: 435 inh/km2
Important places (direction): San Cristóbal de La Laguna (NNO), Arona (Z)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Isla de Tenerife
Archipelago (island group): Canary Islands
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) La Gomera 71.3 km West
2) Gran Canaria 101.7 km SouthEast
3) La Palma 141.9 km NorthWest
4) El Hierro 157.6 km West
Country: Spain
Location in Country: Southwest
Name Comunidad autónoma: Autonomous Community Canary Islands
Name Provincia: Province Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Main place: Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Location Main place: Northeast
Sea: Atlantic Ocean
Distance to main land: 316 km
Nearest Country: Marocco
Type Rock outcrop: vulcanic
island-Type: island in sea
Remarks: Rapid population growth and the spanish island with the most number of people. Presence of the world's biggest sea-shadow at sunrise - sunset


Topographic islandmap Tenerife

Tenerife map

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Height map of Tenerife

Tenerife Digital terrain model - DTM



Relief: Height Classes in percentages


Relief: Slope Classes in percentages



Weather at Tenerife

Weather Type: Mostly Cloudy
Current temperature: 14.9 degrees Celcius wunderground
Wind: From the South at 4.5 MPH Gusting to 6.0 MPH
Winddirection: South
Atmospheric pressure: 1023 mb
Weather-page: Tenerife

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation

Transport on your island-holiday

coming soon: car rental
Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: Yes
International airport present : No
Accessible by car: No
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 4100 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Bicycle facilities: Yes

island-Sights, island-Tourism - island-attractions

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Tourist information: Info Tenerife
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Landuse Tenerife

 Forest   403.4 km2 
 20% 
 Nature   878 km2 
 43% 
 Agriculture   389.1 km2 
 19% 
 Wet nature   0 km2 
 0% 
 Water   4 km2 
 0% 
 Urban area   158.9 km2 
 8% 
 Infrastructure   5.3 km2 
 0% 
 Viticulture   124.9 km2 
 6% 
 Rock outcrop   70.5 km2 
 4%