| Canary Islands, Spain|
|latitude: 28.2, longitude: -15.9|
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Canary Islands is an autonomous community in Spain at latitude 28°12′00.00″ North, longitude 15°54′00.00″ West.
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The Canary Islands are a group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean west of Africa. They are a Autonomous Community of Spain and consist of two provinces (Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Province)). For more details see the Wikipedia article.
The boundary relation is 349048WIWOSM.. It has wikipedia tags for
Mapping of the Canary Islands
|Island||Map||Province||High res. Grafcan images (see Ortofotos de Grafcan)||Users involved in work||Status||Note|
|Tenerife||OSM map||Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Province)||March-May 2012||Envite, javiersanp||All main roads are present.|
|Gran Canaria||OSM map||Las Palmas||March-May 2012||Jonay||All main roads are present, few residential streets have complete info|
|Lanzarote||OSM map||Las Palmas||January 2013||Road and path mapping largely complete. Building detail still to add.|
|La Palma||OSM map||Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Province)||March-May 2012||Maik||All main roads are present.|
|La Gomera||OSM map||Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Province)||March-May 2012||Mapped.|
|El Hierro||OSM map||Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Province)||March-May 2012||wicking||roads mapped, many small roads have no names yet, most buildings missing (November 2013)|
|Fuerteventura||OSM map||Las Palmas||December 2012-January 2013||All main roads are present.||including island of Lobos|
|La Graciosa||OSM map||Las Palmas||January 2013||mapped||close to Lanzarote|
According to Normalización#Núcleos de población to tag with place=city a place must have a population of at least 100,000 people or be the capital of the Province. There are only two cities in Canary Island that match these conditions: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Both are co-capital of the Autonomus Community.
Population data was updated to 2009 with ES:NGMEP.
Full list of signmarked hiking paths in WikiProject_Spain/Senderismo/Canarias
Potential data sources
See Spain Potential Datasources#Canarias section.
Nearby mapper conventions
- See Normalización