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Erling og Geir på Las Canteras, Las Palmas

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is the biggest city of the Canary
Islands, in the Atlantic Ocean. The city, with a population of
383,308 in 2010, is the eighth-largest in Spain.
Together with Santa Cruz de Tenerife, it is the capital of the
Comunidad Autónoma de Canarias (Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands). It is also the capital of the island of Gran Canaria
and of the province of Las Palmas. The islands of this province are
Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura.
The city was founded in 1478. The town has a beautiful old area.
This area (Vegueta) has a lot of houses from the 16th to the 19th
Centuries. There is still a house where Christopher Columbus
stayed in 1492. He stayed there before he went to the Americas.
The interesting cathedral was begun in the year 1500.
Its port is one of the busiest in Spain and the biggest between
Europe and Cape Town, in South Africa.
Las Palmas (for short) is famous for its very nice and dry weather
all year round. It is also famous for its Las Canteras Beach. This
beach is more than 3 kilometers long. The beach brings a lot of
tourists to the city.
Main industries: trade, tourism, canned food, fishing, shipbuilding.
(12. mars 2020)

Las Canteras beach in northeast Gran Canaria, right in the
capital city Las Palmas, is amongst Europe’s most famous
city beaches.

Las Canteras is an ideal beach for long barefoot walks as it’s
golden sand stretches for over two kilometres. during the day
you can sunbathe by the sand sculptures, rent parasols and
loungers or surf at the southern end. Children love Las Canteras
thanks to its clear, calm waters, playgrounds and sports zones.
The beach is also accessible to all and has parking, changing
rooms and showers. At sunset its beachfront terraces fill up and the promenade’s cafés, bars and restaurants are lively into the night.

Las Canteras beach | Hello Canary Islands   (27. september 2022)


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Gran Canaria, also Grand Canary Island, is the third-largest
and second-most-populous island of the Canary Islands, an
archipelago off the Atlantic coast of Northwest Africa which is
part of Spain. As of 2019 the island had a population of 851,231
that constitutes approximately 40% of the population of the archipelago. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the capital of the
island, is the biggest city of the Canary Islands and the ninth of
Gran Canaria is located in the Atlantic Ocean in a region known as Macaronesia about 150 kilometres (93 mi) off the northwestern
coast of Africa and about 1,350 km (840 mi) from Europe. With an
area of 1,560 km2 (602 sq. mi) and an altitude of 1,956 m
 (6,417 ft) at Morro de la Agujereada.

(27. september 2022)
Gran Canaria - Wikipedia
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