Province of Las Palmas
Provincia de Las Palmas
|Coordinates: 28°20′N 14°20′W / 28.333°N 14.333°WCoordinates: 28°20′N 14°20′W / 28.333°N 14.333°W|
|Autonomous community||Canary Islands|
|Capital||Las Palmas de Gran Canaria|
|• Total||4,066 km2 (1,570 sq mi)|
|Area rank||Ranked 46th|
|• Rank||Ranked 12th|
|• Density||270/km2 (710/sq mi)|
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.
Other websites[change | change source]
- (in Spanish) Government of the Canary Islands