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From the 1st January 2010, the management of the Teide National Park corresponds exclusively to the Canary Islands Autonomous Community.

  • Declaration date: Decree of 22ndJanuary 1954.
  • Reclassification: Law 5/1981, 25th March.
  • Instruments: PRUG (Decree 153/2002, 24th October, BOC 164).
  • Natural System it represents: Systems linked to volcanic processes and associated vegetation.
  • Autonomous Community: The Canary Islands.
  • Province: Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
  • Island: Tenerife.
  • Geographical Coordinates: Latitude 28º 09' 00'' - 28º 20' 00''; Longitude 16º 29' 00'' - 16º 44' 00''

Cultural values:

  • Archaeological Resources: prehistoric and historical remains.
  • Ethnographic Resources: traditional uses: beekeeping, extraction of coloured soil and harvesting of flowers for the production of carpets, hydraulic use.

Natural Values:

Landscape and volcanic processes.

Ecosystems associated with the high mountains of the Macaronesian region.

Astronomical observation.

  • Ownership of the land:
    • Public: 99,98%
    • Private: 0,02%
  • Surface of the park: 18.990 ha.
  • Surface of the Peripheral Protection Zone: 7.715 ha.

 

  • Municipalities included in the area of socioeconomic influence :LogosFichaTecnicaTeide
    • La Orotava: 72,4% of the surface.
    • Guía de Isora: 8,9% of the surface.
    • Icod de los Vinos: 6,6% of the surface.
    • Fasnia: 5% of the surface.
    • Granadilla de Abona: 2% of the surface.
    • La Guancha: 1,2% of the surface.
    • San Juan de la Rambla: 1,2% of the surface.
    • Adeje: 1,1% of the surface.
    • Santiago del Teide: 0,8% of the surface.
    • Los Realejos: 0,4% of the surface.
    • Vilaflor: 0,3% of the surface.
    • Garachico: 0,1% of the surface.
      • Protective figures:
        • European Diploma, granted by the Council of Europe (in 1989 and renewed in 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009)
        • Special Area of Community Conservation of the Macaronesian Biogeographical Region (ZEC)
        • Area of Environmental Awareness, for the purposes indicated in the Law 11/1990 of 13th July, for the Prevention of Ecological Impact
        • The Teide National Park, in conjunction with the Parque Natural de Corona Forestal, is, since 2006, a Special Protection Area for Birds (ZEPA), Mountains and the Summit of Tenerife
  • International recognitions:
    • Natura 2000 Network Places (incl. ZEC and ZEPA)
    • European Diploma of the Council of Europe
    • World Heritage of UNESCO
  • Certifications:
    • Environmental Management ISO 14.001
    • Inscribed in the register of centres attached to the EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme EMAS