Province of Las Palmas

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Las Palmas

Provincia de Las Palmas
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Coat of arms of Las Palmas
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Coordinates: 28°20′N 14°20′W / 28.333°N 14.333°W / 28.333; -14.333Coordinates: 28°20′N 14°20′W / 28.333°N 14.333°W / 28.333; -14.333
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityCanary Islands
CapitalLas Palmas de Gran Canaria
Area
 • Total4,066 km2 (1,570 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 46th
Population
 (2018)
 • Total1,109,175
 • RankRanked 12th
 • Density270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Official language(s)Spanish
ParliamentCortes Generales

The Province of Las Palmas (/lɑːs ˈpɑːlməs/, UK: /ˈpɑːməs/; Spanish: Provincia de Las Palmas) is a province of Spain. It is made up of the eastern part of the autonomous community of the Canary Islands.

In 1927, the Province of Canary Islands was split into two provinces: Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

In 1982, both provinces became part of the newly founded autonomous community of the Canary Islands.

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