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Canary Islands, Span. Islas Canarias, group of seven islands (1990 pop music. 1,589,403), 2,808 sq mi (7,273 sq km), autonomous region of Spain, within the Atlantic Ocean off Western Sahara. They constitute two provinces of Spain. Santa Cruz de Tenerife (1990 pop. 770,627), 1,239 sq mi (3,209 sq km), includes Tenerife, Palma, Gomera, and Hierro. Las Palmas (1990 pop music. 818,776), 1,569 sq mi (4,064 sq kilometer), includes Grand Canary, Lanzarote, and Fuerteventura. Fuerteventura is 67 mi (108 km) through the African shore. The islands, of volcanic origin, are rugged Mt. Teide (12,162 ft/3,707 m) is the highest point in Spain.

Wine ended up being the export that is main of Canaries before the grape blight of 1853 its place ended up being taken by cochineal until aniline dyes came into general use. Today the exports that are leading bananas, sugarcane, tomatoes, potatoes, and tobacco, that are grown where irrigation is possible. There was fishing on the available seas, while the Canaries, using their subtropical climate and fine beaches, have grown to be a major tourist center. An oil refinery along with other large-scale companies are situated at Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
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After driving across the Pyrenees Mountains for the I’ve changed scenery and have gone to the Canary Islands week. I’ve been on the island of Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Los Angeles Graciosa and Tenerife and you will be on Los Angeles Gomera and La Palma in a few days. Up to now it's been great with amazing climate.

I realize that many individuals concept of where they Canary Islands are or much about them, so I figured it had been time for the next installment of "8 Facts you could Not Have Known…"
1) these people were perhaps not named after canary wild birds.

The islands were not named after canaries, the cute, chirping birds despite the name. It comes through the Latin word for dog, "canaria". One tale is that whenever a few of the very first Europeans arrived, they found dogs that are large the area of Grand Canary. In fact, they may not really be known as after dogs at all, but rather after seals that used to inhabit the island, that the Romans called "sea dogs".
2) This has the highest point in Spain.

Despite having the Pyrenees hills in its country, the greatest point in Spain is in the area of Tenerife. El Teide is 3,718m (12,198ft) high. There are more high peaks in the Canaries also including Roque de Los Muchachos on the area of La Palma 2,400 m (7,874 ft). This hill is of note since it is house to at least one associated with the collection that is largest of astronomical telescopes on earth, like the world’s largest telescope, the 10.4m Gran Telescopio Canarias. Its high volcanic hills which sit above the clouds causes it to be similar to the observing conditions you will find in Mona Kea in Hawaii.
3) the Civil that is spanish War right here.

During the outbreak associated with Spanish Civil War in 1936, Francisco Franco was the General Commandant for the Canaries, headquartered in Las Palmas, on Grand Canary area. He and his minions plotted their strategy right here in the Canaries, away from mind and sight for the sleep of Spain, before going to the continent.