Arafo

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Arafo
Municipality
Flag of Arafo
Flag
Coat of arms of Arafo
Coat of arms
Municipal location in Tenerife
Municipal location in Tenerife
Arafo is located in Tenerife
Arafo
Arafo
Location of the town in Tenerife
Coordinates: 28°20′24″N 16°25′10″W / 28.34000°N 16.41944°W / 28.34000; -16.41944Coordinates: 28°20′24″N 16°25′10″W / 28.34000°N 16.41944°W / 28.34000; -16.41944
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Canary Islands
Province  Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Island  Tenerife
Area[1]
 • Total 33.92 km2 (13.10 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 470 m (1,540 ft)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 5,502
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)

Arafo is a municipality of the northeastern part of the island of Tenerife in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, on the Canary Islands. The town Arafo is situated 5 km west of the coast town Candelaria and 22 km southwest of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The TF-1 motorway passes through the eastern part of the municipality.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1991 4,200
1996 4,667
2001 4,995
2002 5,156
2003 5,122
2004 5,256
2005 5,276
2009 5,502

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SUPERFICIE, PERÍMETRO Y ALTITUD DE LOS MUNICIPIOS DE CANARIAS." (in Spanish). Instituto Canario de Estadística (ISTAC). 
  2. ^ "Población en Canarias. Tenerife. 1-1-2009." (in Spanish). Instituto Canario de Estadística (ISTAC).