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Canary Islands
Country: Spain
Capital: Madrid
Airports: Gran Canaria Airport, Tenerife North Airport, Tenerife South Airport
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Canary Islands Travel Info

Location: Canary Islands are located in the Atlantic Ocean, about 210 km from the African coast. The distance between Gran Canaria and Cadiz, which is the nearest harbour on the European continent, is about 1250 kilometres.
The Canary Islands consist of seven large islands: Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, Gomera and Hierro; and other smaller ones, such as Graciosa, Alegranza and Lobos.
Climate: Average temperatures on the Canary Islands are fluctuating between 18 and 25 degrees.
Rental cars and transport: A rental car is recommended. Driving from Malaga to Tarifa will take you about 1.5 hours, from Jerez to Tarifa about 1 hour.
Currency & banking: Euro. Credit cards are accepted almost everywhere.

Spain Travel Info

Capital: Madrid
Country size: 504.782 sq.km.
Population: 40.280780
Religion: Catholic
Language: Spanish
Entry requirements: Visa required. Check the visa requirements at the Spanish embassy in your county and do this as well in advance of your travel date.
Health regulations: None
Time difference: No time difference to CET.
Telephone: The dialling code for Spain is 0034.