El Rosario, Tenerife

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El Rosario
Municipal location in Tenerife
Municipal location in Tenerife
Coordinates: 28°27′N 16°22′W / 28.450°N 16.367°W / 28.450; -16.367Coordinates: 28°27′N 16°22′W / 28.450°N 16.367°W / 28.450; -16.367
Country  Spain
Autonomous Region Canary Islands
Province Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Island Tenerife
 • Total 39.43 km2 (15.22 sq mi)
Population (2013)[2]
 • Total 17,465
 • Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Website www.ayuntamientoelrosario.org

El Rosario is a municipality in the northeastern part of the island of Tenerife in the Santa Cruz de Tenerife province, on the Canary Islands, Spain. The seat of the municipality is the town La Esperanza, in the mountainous interior of the island. The municipality includes the coastal town Radazul. The TF-1 motorway passes through the southern part of the municipality.

The population is 15,542 (2013[2]), its area is 39.43 km².[1]

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1991 8,103
1996 10,880
2001 13,462
2002 13,718
2003 14,862
2004 15,542
2005 16,024
2013 17,465

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