martes, 27 de octubre de 2009

IWEEE 2010 - Welcome to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria!

IWEEE 2010 will be held in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

When you'll attend IWEEE 2010, you will be able to discover Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and all its beauty.

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria commonly known as Las Palmas is the capital (jointly with Santa Cruz) and the most populous city in the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands and the ninth largest city in Spain, with a population of 381,123 in 2008 [...] It is also the fifth most populous urban area in Spain with a population of around 700,000[1] and (depending on sources) ninth or tenth most populous metropolitan area in Spain with a population of 625,892[2], 640,000[3] or 741,826[4]. Las Palmas is the largest city of the European Union outside Europe. Located in the northeast of the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, about 150 kilometers (~93 miles) off the northwestern coast of Africa[5] within the Atlantic Ocean.

Las Palmas enjoy a Subtropical climate, season with the summer temperatures lasts throughout the year. According to a study carried out by Thomas Whitmore, director of research on climatology at Syracuse University in United States, the Las Palmas enjoys "the best climate in the world".[6]

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