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Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Santa Cruz de Tenerife (săn´tə krōōz dā tānārē´fā), city (1990 pop. 222,892), capital of Santa Cruz de Tenerife prov., Spain, a port on Tenerife island in the Canary Islands. Vegetables, tobacco, and bananas are exported. The construction of an oil refinery and the development of other industries has diversified the economy. The city's splendid scenery and mild subtropical climate make it a favorite tourist resort.

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Santa Cruz de Tenerife Capital of the Canary Islands and largest city in Tenerife. Founded in 1494, it has a fine harbour and exports fruit, vegetables and sugar cane. Industries: oil refining, tourism. Pop. (2001) 214,153.

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