El Tanque

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El Tanque
Municipal location in Tenerife
Municipal location in Tenerife
El Tanque is located in Canary Islands
El Tanque
El Tanque
Location in Canary Islands
Coordinates: 28°21′20″N 16°46′50″W / 28.35556°N 16.78056°W / 28.35556; -16.78056Coordinates: 28°21′20″N 16°46′50″W / 28.35556°N 16.78056°W / 28.35556; -16.78056
Country  Spain
Autonomous Region Canary Islands
Province Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Island Tenerife
 • Total 23.65 km2 (9.13 sq mi)
Population (2013)[2]
 • Total 2,815
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Climate Csb

El Tanque is a town and a municipality in the northwestern part of the island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands, and part of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain. It is located 6 km west of Icod de los Vinos and 53 km west of the island's capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

The population is 2,815 (2013)[2] and the area is 23.65 km².[1] The elevation is 480 m.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1991 3,058
1996 3,247
2001 2,966
2002 3,254
2003 3,198
2004 3,111
2013 2,815