Is Tenerife Bigger Than Zanzibar? (Comparison)

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Is Tenerife bigger than Zanzibar

Tenerife is an island of Spain located in the Canary Islands, whereas Zanzibar is an insular autonomous region of the country of Tanzania. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Tenerife and Zanzibar regarding various aspects.


Is Tenerife bigger than Zanzibar?

The total area of Tenerife is 2,034.38 sq km, and the total area of Zanzibar is 2,462 sq km. Tenerife is smaller than Zanzibar by 427.62 sq km. Tenerife is around 1.21 times smaller than Zanzibar.

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

Area of Tenerife compared to Zanzibar

Area of Zanzibar:  951 sq mi ( 2,462 km2 )

Area of Zanzibar 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 Zanzibar

As per Wikipedia, the total population of Zanzibar as of the 2012 Census was estimated to be around 1,503,569.

Here is some more data comparison between Tenerife and Zanzibar.

The capital city of Tenerife is Santa Cruz De Tenerife, and the capital city of Zanzibar is Zanzibar City.

Official Languages

Tenerife: Spanish
Zanzibar: Swahili, Arabic, English

Human Development Index

HDI of Tenerife (Canary Islands) as of 2018: 0.861
HDI of Zanzibar as of 2018: 0.720

Tenerife Timezone: 

UTC + 00:00  (Western European Time)

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

Zanzibar Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (Coordinated Universal Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Zanzibar:
6° 8′ 0″ S39° 19′ 0″ E

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