Is Tenerife Bigger Than Portugal? (Comparison)

Tenerife is an island of Spain located in the Canary Islands, whereas Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in southwestern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Tenerife and Portugal regarding various aspects.


Is Tenerife bigger than Portugal?

The total area of Tenerife is 2,034.38 sq km, and the total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km. Tenerife is smaller than Portugal by 90,177.62 sq km. Tenerife is around 45.33 times smaller than Portugal.

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

Area of Tenerife compared to Portugal

Area of Portugal:  35,603 sq mi ( 92,212 km2 )

Area of Portugal compared to Tenerife


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 Portugal

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Portugal as of 1st July 2021, is 10,167,297.

Population of Portugal compared to Tenerife

Here is some more data comparison between Tenerife and Portugal.

The capital city of Tenerife is Santa Cruz De Tenerife, and the capital city of Portugal is Lisbon.

Official Languages

Tenerife: Spanish
Portugal: Portuguese

Human Development Index

HDI of Tenerife (Canary Islands) as of 2018: 0.861
HDI of Portugal as of 2018: 0.864

Tenerife Timezone: 

UTC + 00:00  (Western European Time)

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

Portugal Timezone: 

UTC (Western European Time)
UTC – 1 (Atlantic, Azores)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time )
UTC (Atlantic, Azores)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Portugal:
38° 42′ 0″ N9° 11′ 0″ W

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