Agaete

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Agaete
Municipality
Municipal location in Gran Canaria
Municipal location in Gran Canaria
Agaete is located in Canary Islands
Agaete
Agaete
Location in the Canary Islands
Coordinates: 28°6′N 15°42′W / 28.100°N 15.700°W / 28.100; -15.700Coordinates: 28°6′N 15°42′W / 28.100°N 15.700°W / 28.100; -15.700
Country  Spain
Autonomous Region Canary Islands
Province Las Palmas
Island Gran Canaria
Area[1]
 • Total 45.50 km2 (17.57 sq mi)
Elevation 43 m (141 ft)
Population (2013)[2]
 • Total 5,796
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Website Ayuntamiento de Agaete
Architecture of Agaete, Gran Canaria

Agaete is a municipality of Las Palmas province, on the Canary Islands, Spain. It is in the northwest of Gran Canaria island, enclosed by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Gáldar to the northeast, and Artenara to the south. Agaete's area is 45,50 km²[1] with a population of 5,796 (2003[2]).

Agaete used to be the preferred place to get a view of El Dedo de Dios, a natural monument on the coastline, before the latter was destroyed during Tropical Storm Delta in November 2005.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1991 5,269
1996 6,028
2001 5,202
2002 5,649
2003 5,635
2004 5,511
2013 5,796

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