What is Tenerife?

  • (noun): A Spanish island in the Atlantic off the northwestern coast of Africa; the largest of the Canary Islands.

Tenerife

Tenerife ( /tɛnəˈriːf/; ) is the largest and most populous island of the seven Canary Islands; it is also the most populated island of Spain, with a land area of 2,034.38 km² (785.47 mi²) and 908,555 inhabitants, 43% of the total population of the Canary Islands. About five million tourists visit Tenerife each year, the most of any Canary Islands. Tenerife hosts one of the world's largest carnivals and the Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is attempting to become a World Heritage Site. Tenerife is serviced by two airports, Tenerife North Airport and Tenerife South Airport, and is the tourism and economic centre of the archipelago.

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Military Of The Canary Islands - Spanish Army
... Light Infantry Brigade “Canarias” (Santa Cruz de Tenerife) HQ Battalion 9th Light Infantry Rgt ... “Tenerife” (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife) 50th Light Infantry Rgt ... (San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Tenerife) 94th Air Defence Artillery Rgt ...
Tenerife Espacio De Las Artes
... The Tenerife Space of Arts (Tenerife Espacio de las Artes - TEA) is a building of approximately 20,622 square metres that houses the contemporary museum Óscar Domínguez Institute (Instituto Ósca ... This cultural space, promoted by the Council of Tenerife (Cabildo de Tenerife), is located in the center of the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the island of Tenerife (Canary ...
Tenerife, Magdalena
... Tenerife is a town and municipality of the Magdalena Department in northern Colombia. ...
Museo De La Naturaleza Y El Hombre
... of Nature and Man in English), is a museum based in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife, (Canary Islands, Spain) ... The museum also integrates the Archaeological Museum of Tenerife, the Bioantropología's Canary Institute and the Museum of Natural Sciences of Tenerife ... one of the most modern methods of presentation of mummies, (announced in 2006 by the Cabildo de Tenerife through a communique) ...
Centro Internacional De Ferias Y Congresos De Tenerife
... The Tenerife International Centre for Trade Fairs and Congresses (Canary island, Spain), also known as "The Fair Recint" ("Recinto Ferial") was opened ... covers an area exceeding 40,000 square meters in the sea front of Santa Cruz de Tenerife ... such as the Parque Marítimo César Manrique, the Auditorio de Tenerife and the Palmetum ...