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Canarias Ane Cuadrado Sergio Sanz
Situation It’s an archipelago of the Athlantic Ocean It’s located in front of the Northwestern coast of Africa. Está formado por siete islas principales: – El Hierro – La Gomera – La Palma – Tenerife – Fuerteventura – Gran Canaria – Lanzarote
El Hierro Declared by Unesco as a biosphere reserve The first island to be supplied by renewable energies La Gomera Declared by Unesco as a World Heritage 12 million years of antiquity
La Palma Declared by Unesco as a Biosphere Reserve There have been a lot of volcanoes eruptions Tenerife World’s second National Parc most visited Declared by Unesco as a World Heritage
Fuerteventu ra There is only a few vegetation It has a desertic climate Gran Canaria It is the island with more inhabitants. It has a lot of protected natural areas
Typical food From the Canary islands
Papas Arrugadas - new potatoes cooked in sea water and then baked. These "wrinkly" potatoes taste wonderful.
Salsa Mojo - comes in two basic types, red and green. The red goes well with the potatoes while the green goes very well with fish. They are made with vinegar, a lot of garlic and oil, flavoured with red or green peppers.
"Almogrote" is a hard cheese & garlic preparation, eaten with bread.
"Gofio" a grain meal that replaced bread for the pre Spanish natives.
"Puchero Canario" hearty chick pea vegetable stew.