Results for: Canary-islands

In Islands

What language do they speak on the canary islands?

The Canary Islands are a province within Spain. We speak Spanish although not 'Kings Spanish' as in Madrid, but with a local dialect that can be disconcerting to visitors init (MORE)

Canary islands are named after what animal?

It seems like an obvious question, but it's NOT the canary. They're named after dogs, from the Latin root that gives us "canine." The islands' name is likely derived from t (MORE)

What animal are the Canary Islands named after?

  The islands' name is likely derived from the Latin term Insula Canaria, meaning Island of the Dogs, a name applied originally only to the island of Gran Canaria. It is (MORE)
In Islands

What creatures are the canary islands named after?

The name Islas Canarias is probably derived from the Latin term Insula Canaria, which means "Island of the Dogs", a name applied originally only to Gran Canaria. It is specul (MORE)

What country do the Canary Islands belong to?

The Canary Islands belong to Spain but not in the sense of a territory like Guam belongs to the US. The Canary Islands are a province of Spain just as Hawaii is a state of t (MORE)
In Africa

How many islands are part of the canaries?

There are a total of 13 islands that are considered part of the Canary Islands. These islands are as follows:   * Alegranza * Fuerteventura * La Gomera * Graciosa * Gran C (MORE)

What is the name of the tallest mountain in the Canary Islands?

The highest mountain in the Canary Islands is Mount Teide. It is a  3,718 meter high volcano. It is the highest mountain in all of  Spain.
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What islands make up the canary islands?

The Canary Islands is a set of 12 different islands that are  grouped together to form one common territory. The Canary Islands  are owned by Spain. These islands include Te (MORE)

Canary Islands Hot Spot?

The Canary hotspot is an area located just off of the northwestern  coast of Africa within the Canary Islands. This is made up of a  volcanic hotspot that has an underlying (MORE)