Main Facts About Canary Islands

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Currency
The currency in Canary Islands is Euro, same like in most of Europe. You can exchange the currency in your bank, airport or in the hotel but sometimes it's cheaper just to use your UK bank card. However, please check with your bank regarding the fees.
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Language
As in the rest of Spain, in the Canary Islands the official language is Spanish. However, as in the majority of countries, there are many people who speak English, the second most spoken language, and many people also understand German. In almost all public establishments, such as stores, restaurants, hotels, etc., there is at least one person who speaks English or German.
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Weather
Year round, the Canary Islands receive warm, sunny weather with an average temperature that ranges from 17°C in the winter to 24°C in the summer. There are rarely major temperature extremes, though it is not uncommon for mercury to rise above 30°C in the peak of summer, especially in eastern areas. The islands closer to Africa are hotter and drier than those to the west.
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Power Plugs
On the Canary Islands the power plugs and sockets are of type C, E and F. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
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Population
As of January 2022, roughly 876,200 inhabitants were living on Gran Canaria. Tenerife had the largest number of inhabitants at 978,100. Overall, the population of Spain in 2022, by gender and autonomous community shows that the Canary Islands were the seventh largest autonomous community in Spain when ranked by population with 1.11 million male and 1.14 million female inhabitants.
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Fun Fact
Swimming with turtles in Tenerife is certainly an unforgettable experience and something many people don’t realise they can do. On the southern tip of Tenerife, the picturesque beach of El Puertito is home to a resident group of sea turtles. In fact, five of the seven existing species of turtles in the world live around the island of Tenerife, including loggerhead turtles, kemp’s ridley, green, hawksbill, and leathery turtles.