Iznate

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Iznate
Municipality
Coat of arms of Iznate
Coat of arms
Iznate is located in Spain
Iznate
Iznate
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 36°46′N 4°41′W / 36.767°N 4.683°W / 36.767; -4.683
Country  Spain
Autonomous community Andalusia
Province Málaga
Comarca Axarquía
Government
 • Mayor Gregorio A. Campos Marfil (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 8 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation 300 m (1,000 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 927
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym Iznateños
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 29792
Website Official website

Iznate is a town and municipality in the province of Málaga, part of the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. It is located in the comarca of La Axarquía. The municipality is situated approximately 12 kilometers from Vélez-Málaga and 45 km from the provincial capital Málaga. The Iznate river passes through Iznate.

The name derives from the medieval Berber Iznatten tribes.

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of St. Gregory (late 16th century)
  • Spring of les Tres Deseos, dating to Moorish times
  • Spring of Moguera, also of Moorish origin