Agulo

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Agulo
Municipality
Agulo - Panorama.jpg
Flag of Agulo
Flag
Coat of arms of Agulo
Coat of arms
Location in La Gomera
Location in La Gomera
Coordinates: 28°11′12″N 17°11′42″W / 28.18667°N 17.19500°W / 28.18667; -17.19500Coordinates: 28°11′12″N 17°11′42″W / 28.18667°N 17.19500°W / 28.18667; -17.19500
Country  Spain
Autonomous community Canary Islands
Province Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Island La Gomera
Government
 • Mayor Nestor López Pérez
Area[1]
 • Total 25.39 km2 (9.80 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 215 m (705 ft)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 1,100
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym Agulenses

Agulo is located on the north coast of the island of La Gomera in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife of the Canary Islands. It is located 13 km northwest of the capital San Sebastián de la Gomera. The population was 1,100 in 2013.[2]

Geography[edit]

The main crop is bananas. Agulo is known as the "green balcony". The Meriga Forest is part of UNESCO's World Heritage Site, and is part of the Garajonay National Park. A site of interest is Torta de Cuajada.

Subdivisions[edit]

  • Agulo
  • Lepe
  • La Palmita
  • Las Rosas
  • Cruz de Tierno
  • Juego de Bolas
  • Meriga
  • Pajar de Bento
  • Piedra Gorda
  • Serpa
  • La Vega

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SUPERFICIE, PERÍMETRO Y ALTITUD DE LOS MUNICIPIOS DE CANARIAS." (in Spanish). Instituto Canario de Estadística (ISTAC). 
  2. ^ a b "Población en Canarias. La Gomera. 1-1-2013." (in Spanish). Instituto Canario de Estadística (ISTAC). 

Sources[edit]

  • Brown, A. Samler. Madeira Canary Islands and Azores. (London, S.E.: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Limited, 1908).

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