Is Tenerife Bigger Than Gran Canaria? (Comparison)

Tenerife and Gran Canaria are islands of Spain located in the Canary Islands. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Tenerife and Gran Canaria regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Tenerife bigger than Gran Canaria?

The total area of Tenerife is 2,034.38 sq km, and the total area of Gran Canaria is 1,560.11 sq km. Tenerife is bigger than Gran Canaria by 474.27 sq km. Tenerife is around 1.3 times bigger than Gran Canaria.

Area of Tenerife:  785.48 sq mi ( 2,034.38 km2 )

Area of Tenerife compared to Gran Canaria

Area of Gran Canaria:  602.36 sq mi ( 1,560.11 km2 )

Area of Gran Canaria compared to Tenerife

Population

According to the Eurostat data, the total population of Tenerife as of 2019 was estimated to be around 949,471.

Population of Tenerife compared to Gran Canaria

Based on the Eurostat and Instituto Nacional de Estadistica data, the total population of Gran Canaria as of 2019 was estimated to be around 865,756. 

Population of Gran Canaria compared to Tenerife

Here is some more data comparison between Tenerife and Gran Canaria.

The capital city of Tenerife is Santa Cruz De Tenerife, and the capital city of Gran Canaria is Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Official Languages

Tenerife: Spanish
Gran Canaria: Spanish

Human Development Index

HDI of Tenerife (Canary Islands) as of 2018: 0.861
HDI of Gran Canaria as of 2018: 0.861

Tenerife Timezone: 

UTC + 00:00  (Western European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 01:00 (Western European Summer Time)

Gran Canaria Timezone: 

UTC + 00:00  (Western European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 01:00 (Western European Summer Time)

Tenerife and Gran Canaria are in the same time zones. 

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Tenerife:
28° 16′ 7″ N, 16° 36′ 20″ W

Coordinates of Gran Canaria:
27° 58′ 0″ N15° 36′ 0″ W

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