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    • YASSER DAHDOUH 4°A
    • INDEX
      • - INTRODUCTION
      • - DESCRIPTION OF THE ISLAND
    • INTRODUCTION
      • The  Canary Islands is a Spanish archipelago located just off the northwest coast of mainland Africa, 100 km west of the border between Morocco and the Western Sahara.  
      • The islands include (from largest to smallest): Tenerife, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, La Palma, La Gomera, El Hierro, La Graciosa, Alegranza, Isla de Lobos, Montaña Clara, Roque del Este and Roque del Oeste.
    • DESCRIPTION OF THE ISLAND
      • GEOGRAPHY:
      • -Tenerife, with 865,070 habitants, is both the Canary Islands' and Spain's most populous island. Tenerife is also the largest island of the archipelago.
      • -The island of Fuerteventura is the second largest in the archipelago and located 100 km from the African coast.
    • DESCRIPTION OF THE ISLAND
      • POLITICAL GEOGRAPHY:
      • -The  Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands  consists of two provinces, Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife, whose capitals (Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife) are capitals of the autonomous community.
      • -The international boundary of the Canaries is the subject of dispute between Spain and Morocco.
    • DESCRIPTION OF THE ISLAND
      • LITTLE HISTORY:
      • -Before the arrival of the aborigines, the Canaries were inhabited by prehistoric animals; for example, the giant lizard. The islands were visited by the Phoenicians, the Greeks, and the Carthaginians .
      • -When the Europeans began to explore the islands, they encountered several indigenous populations living at a Neolithic level of technology.
      • -The pre-colonial inhabitants came to be known collectively as the Guanches.
    • DESCRIPTION OF THE ISLAND
      • POPULATION OF THE INDIVIDUAL ISLANDS:
      • - The population of the islands according the 2010 are:
      • Tenerife - 906,854
      • Gran Canaria - 845,676
      • Lanzarote - 141,437 (including the population of La Graciosa)
      • Fuerteventura - 103,492
      • La Palma - 86,324
      • La Gomera - 22,776
      • El Hierro - 10,960
    • DESCRIPTION OF THE ISLAND
      • FLORA AND FAUNA:
      • - The island of Tenerife has a diversity of plants.
      • -Diversity of animals, insects…
      • -The Canary Island Pine  (Pinus canariensis)  is endemic to all the Western Canary Islands.