Is Tenerife Bigger Than Puerto Rico? (Comparison)

Tenerife is an island of Spain located in the Canary Islands, whereas Puerto Rico is a country located in the Northeast Caribbean Sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Tenerife and Puerto Rico regarding various aspects.


Is Tenerife bigger than Puerto Rico?

The total area of Tenerife is 2,034.38 sq km, and the total area of Puerto Rico is 9,104 sq km. Tenerife is smaller than Puerto Rico by 7,069.62 sq km. Tenerife is around 4.48 times smaller than Puerto Rico.

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

Area of Tenerife compared to Puerto Rico

Area of Puerto Rico:  3,515 sq mi (9,104 km2 )

Area of Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Puerto Rico as of 19th June 2021, is 2,790,048.

Population of Puerto Rico compared to Tenerife

Here is some more data comparison between Tenerife and Puerto Rico.

The capital city of Tenerife is Santa Cruz De Tenerife, and the capital city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

Official Languages

Tenerife: Spanish
Puerto Rico: Spanish, English

Human Development Index

HDI of Tenerife (Canary Islands) as of 2018: 0.861
HDI of Puerto Rico as of 2018: 0.845

Tenerife Timezone: 

UTC + 00:00  (Western European Time)

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

Puerto Rico Timezone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Puerto Rico:
18° 13′ 20.28″ N66° 25′ 49.08″ W

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