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Tenerife has one national park, Teide National Park, whose peak, El Teide (3,718 m), is the highest point in Spain. In New Zealand on June 27, 2007 UNESCO declared Teide National Park a World Heritage Site in acknowledgement of the value its landscapes and geology have for the planet. This site is emblematic of the entire Canary Archipelago and of Tenerife in particular. Tenerife also has 107 protected natural spaces. The archipelago is the fourth region in the world in terms of amount of endemic flora with around 600 endemic species, and among the islands Tenerife has the most, with 140 endemic species.