Canary Islands Map
The map below once clicked becomes a larger image that displays the main islands. This image also shows the islets, top tourist locations, towns and cities.
Which Canary Island is Largest?
The largest island according to size is Tenerife which covers an area of 785 square miles. Tenerife also has the largest population of 900,000 inhabitants. Next we have Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera and El Hierro.
Smallest Canary Island?
El Hierro is the smallest of the Canary Islands which covers an area of 104 square miles. The population is also the fewest with some 8300 inhabitants. El Hierro is also the only Spanish Island which is 100% green renewable energy.
Canary Islands Names
Below is list of the 7 main Canary Islands beginning with the largest.
- Gran Canaria
- La Palma
- La Gomera
- El Hierro
The Canaries Islets
The islets of Alegranza, La Graciosa and Montaña Clara lie off the north coast of Lanzarote. Isla de Lobos is to the south. Roque del Oeste and Roque del Este as the names imply are little more than large rocks. These rocks are also found off the coast of Lanzarote.