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What's it like in Canary Islands?

Flag: Canary Islands Population: 2,117,519 Capital City: Santa Cruz Language: Spanish Currency: Euros

The Canary Islands are an archipelago of seven islands and many other small islets. The Canary Islands belong to Spain and their culture is entirely Spanish but Celtics, Greeks and Romans reported on this archipelago of volcanic origins, and called it the Fortunate Islands, Garden of the Hesperides and the Atlantida.

Many historians surmise that the legendary continent Atlantis was located here and furthermore, the ships of Christopher Columbus stopped at this point on their travel to discover the New World.

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Interactive map of Canary Islands

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