Is Tenerife Bigger Than Wales? (Comparison)

Tenerife is an island of Spain located in the Canary Islands, whereas Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Tenerife and Wales regarding various aspects.


Is Tenerife bigger than Wales?

The total area of Tenerife is 2,034.38 sq km, and the total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km. Tenerife is smaller than Wales by 18,744.62 sq km. Tenerife is around 10.21 times smaller than Wales.

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

Area of Tenerife compared to Wales

Area of Wales: 8,023 sq mi (20,779 km2 )

Area of Wales 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 Wales

Based on the data from Eurostat, the population of Wales estimated as of 2019 was around 3.136 Million.

Population of Wales compared to Tenerife

Here is some more data comparison between Tenerife and Wales.

The capital city of Tenerife is Santa Cruz De Tenerife, and the capital city of Wales is Cardiff.

Official Languages

Tenerife: Spanish
Wales: Welsh and English

Human Development Index

HDI of Tenerife (Canary Islands) as of 2018: 0.861
HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883

Tenerife Timezone: 

UTC + 00:00  (Western European Time)

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

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Wales:
52° 18′ 0″ N3° 36′ 0″ W

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