It is the geographic location of the island of Tenerife is a fundamental factor in the its history and development.
This Spanish island belongs to the archipelago. On all sides surrounded by the Atlantic waters. Tenerife, Canary Islands with the rest, Madeira, Cape Verde and the Azores form Micronesia.
Approximately 12 million Years ago after a volcanic eruption in the Atlantic Ocean, was born this island. Since then, after repeated volcanic activity terrain changing all the time!
Today the area is 2057 square kilometers of the island, and it is the largest island of the Canaries. The coastline is 342 km Tenerife. This brought to the Tenerife large international tourist popularity.
The undeniable advantage of Tenerife is mild and pleasant all year round climate. Although the geographical location and the Canary Islands belong to Africa in the summer months on the island of moderately hot, and in the winter – not cold. There are no tropical storms and hurricanes. On the island, you can relax at any time of the year. In Tenerife complex terrain. Due to this stretch of land into small adjoin areas with different climate. The most noticeable contrast between the north and south.
In the northeastern part of the island is constantly blowing wind, waves and clouds to catch up. In the mountains, the clouds turn into rain, but to overcome the mountain range it is not always possible. Therefore, 80% of all deposits are from the north. The southern side of Tenerife closes weatherproof mountain wall. In this part of the warm and sunny, the ocean is calm and the short rains are rare.
Depending on the time of year, the air temperature warms from 21 ° C to 28 ° C. Remember, you are far from the equator. In winter, temperatures of 20 ° C in the shade and the sun feels all 26 ° C. So nice tan is provided to you even in cloudy weather.