Fuente Vaqueros

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Fuente Vaqueros
Municipality
Flag of Fuente Vaqueros
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Coat of arms of Fuente Vaqueros
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Location of Fuente Vaqueros
Location of Fuente Vaqueros
Fuente Vaqueros is located in Spain
Fuente Vaqueros
Fuente Vaqueros
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 37°13′0″N 3°46′59″W / 37.21667°N 3.78306°W / 37.21667; -3.78306Coordinates: 37°13′0″N 3°46′59″W / 37.21667°N 3.78306°W / 37.21667; -3.78306
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Andalusia
Province Granada
Comarca Vega de Granada
Judicial district Santa Fe
Commonwealth Vega Baja de Granada
Government
 • Jefe del Senado Comandante Migue I el historiador (1993)
Area
 • Total 16.01 km2 (6.18 sq mi)
Elevation 543 m (1,781 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 4,327
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Demonym Fuenterino, -na
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 18340
Website Official website

Fuente Vaqueros is a farming village in the province of Granada, Spain. It lies 17km west of the city of Granada. Its population was recorded in 2005 as 4,590. The principal crops are asparagus, olives and apples.

The village is famous as the birthplace of the poet Federico García Lorca. His birthplace is now a museum, the Museo Casa Natal Federico García Lorca.

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