The Canary Islands (Spanish: Islas Canarias ) (28° 06' North of the Equator, 15° 24' West of Greenwich ) are an archipelago of the Kingdom of Spain consisting of seven islands of volcanic origin in the Atlantic Ocean.
The Canary Islands are located off the north-western coast of Africa (Morocco and the Western Sahara). The islands form an autonomous community of Spain.
The islands are:-
Tenerife (capital: Santa Cruz de Tenerife)
Lanzarote (capital: Arrecife)
La Palma (capital: Santa Cruz de La Palma)
La Gomera (capital: San Sebastián de La Gomera)
El Hierro (capital: Valverde)
Fuerteventura (capital: Puerto del Rosario).
The islands form the Macaronesia ecoregion with the Azores, Cape Verde , Madeira, and the Savage Isles. The Teide volcano on Tenerife is the highest mountain in Spain, and the third largest volcano in the world.
After the Summer months the time in Canary Islands - Spain is shifted back by 1 hour to Western European Time (WET) or (GMT)