Tenerife, a Spanish island, is the largest of the seven Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Africa. Tenerife has an area of 2034.38 square kilometers, and a population 886,033, which make it the most populated island of the Canary Islands and Spain. Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the capital of the island and the head of the island council (cabildo insular). The Island is steeped in history and characterized by its varied landscapes of lush green forests, spectacular beaches, volcanoes, mountains and deserts. There are so many different places to visit and things to experience in Tenerife that a trip to this Island will be one to remember.