Canary Islands

Name the main islands of Spain's Canary Islands.
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Last updated: November 4, 2018
First submittedDecember 7, 2015
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km2
Answer
2,034
Tenerife
1,660
Fuerteventura
1,560
Gran Canaria
846
Lanzarote
708
La Palma
370
La Gomera
269
El Hierro
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Level 88
Dec 8, 2015
Nearly forgot the island that is largest, most guessed, and that I've lived on...
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Level 71
Jan 9, 2019
Cool!
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Level 51
Sep 28, 2020
Tenerife, Gran Canaria, well, guess I'm done now.
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Level 82
Dec 9, 2015
Visited the one most to the East of these in 1989. Learned all the islands by heart then. Still have it.
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Level 57
Mar 13, 2016
Love these quizzes! Make more, please!
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Level 73
Mar 15, 2016
I'm not sure, but why is it tagged under Ireland?
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Level ∞
Mar 15, 2016
Haha. Meant to type Island. It will be fixed next time I add tags.
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Level 54
Mar 17, 2016
Love this Quiz!
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Level 70
Feb 17, 2018
Good quiz, chance for me to learn something. Does 'Lanzarote' mean 'Spear Throw?..... I think El Hierro means 'The Iron'...... La Palma ..... The Palm..... and I think Fuerte Ventura means 'Strong Fortune' or words to that effect. I don't know but does Gran Canaria mean 'Big Dog'?
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Level 64
Jan 19, 2019
El Hierro does mean “the iron”, but it's not of the same etymological origin. “Lanza” means spear, but “rote” doesn't mean anything and the origin of the name is unrelated to spears. The Spanish words “can” and “cánido” mean dog, but “Canaria” doesn't. Your translations of La Palma and Fuerteventura are correct.
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Level 64
Jan 19, 2019
Got all but the smallest 2. Suggestions. Maybe have Las Palmas and FuertAventura as type-ins?
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Level 35
Mar 4, 2019
Fuertaventura is totally incorrect, same with Las Palmas, Las Palmas is the city and Gran Canaria the island. I'm canarian
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Level 60
May 5, 2020
La Graciosa is now also officially a main Canary island.
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Level 55
Jul 19, 2020
As @Geografen says, they should add La Graciosa (north to Lanzarote) as the eighth island.
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Level 64
Oct 6, 2020
Two years later and it still hasn’t been added. La Graciosa became a canary island in 2018, please add it.
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Level 37
Oct 8, 2020
Eeeee La Graciosa