Town Hall Major: Dª. Natacha Rivas Campos
• Latitude: 36º 46'
• Longitude: -4º 02'
• Area: 10 km²
• Sea Level height: 86 m
• Region: La Axarquía – Costa del Sol
• Distance to Málaga: 32 km
• Bordered by: Algarrobo Costa, Lagos, Sayalonga, Arenas
The average year temperature is 13 º Celsius.
Population approx. 6,350 inhabitants (according to the City Tawn Hall Web page).
To learn the fascinating history of this beautiful town, it needs time and a nice feeling of passion reading concentration, to understand about its dramatical existence concerning the different peoples and cultures settled in the area centuries ago, runing it according to their customs and lifestyles, it has deeply marked the legacy that currently have of the region.
Surrounded by two rivers, the Algarrobo and Rio Seco, since ancient times these places were the seattlement of the most diverse peoples, recent excavations testify remains found in these cultures to probe it.