MONDA
GENERAL INFORMATION

Monda


Mayoral of the townhall - Sr. D. Juan Antonio Bernal Mancha

Geografic dates
Coordinates in GPS
• Latitude: 36º 38’’
• Longitude: 4º 50’’
• Surface: 58 km²
• Altitude over sea level: 427 m.
• District: Sierra de las Nieves
• Distance to Málaga: 46 km.
• Middle temperature during year: 17 ºC
• Residents: 2.470
• Next villages: Guaro, Coin, Ojén

Geografic location
Monda is a town in Andalusia and is located in the province of Malaga, in the Sierra de las Nieves. Half way between the valley and the mountains, is the Castillo (castle) de La Villeta, as a support and protection of the site. It is the most representative monument of Monda, rich in history and beauty. The town was founded in 1971 declared as Paraje Pintoresco (picturesque town).

Numerous archaeological findings suggest that Monda was a place of settlement of various civilizations. Such as Axes from the Neolithic Age, found in several areas near the city - the existence of a Roman bridge over the waters of Arroyo de La Teja - and a Roman road nearby.
It is believed that in the local area, the battle of Munda, between Julius Caesar and Pompey took place, which explains its Roman origin. Monda is cataloged as a historic site and was declared a cultural asset. It is impressive, how much landscapes and legends we find in this city. So there are still remains of the Roman and medieval streets. All these sights make Monda to the most interesting town in the region
Sierra de las Nieves.

Monda