Pulpí

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Pulpí, Spain
Coordinates: 37°24′N 1°44′W / 37.400°N 1.733°W / 37.400; -1.733Coordinates: 37°24′N 1°44′W / 37.400°N 1.733°W / 37.400; -1.733
Country Spain
Community Andalusia
Municipality Almería
Government
 • Mayor María Dolores Muñoz Pérez (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 96 km2 (37 sq mi)
Elevation 197 m (646 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 7,600
 • Density 79/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Pulpí is a municipality of Almería province, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1999 5,375 —    
2000 5,477 +1.9%
2001 5,997 +9.5%
2002 6,492 +8.3%
2003 7,353 +13.3%
2004 7,368 +0.2%
2005 7,600 +3.1%
Source: INE (Spain)

Largest salad[edit]

On September 29, 2007, Pulpí tossed the world's largest salad, with 6,700 kilograms (14,740 pounds) of lettuce, tomato, onion, pepper and olives, supervised by 20 cooks over 3 hours. A Guinness World Records judge was present to confirm the new record. The salad was prepared in a container 18m (59ft) long and 4.8m (15.7ft) wide.[1]

Pulpí Geode[edit]

In December 1999, the Pulpí Geode was discovered in the Pilar de Jaravía lead mine by the Grupo Mineralogista de Madri.

External links[edit]

  • (Spanish) Pulpí - Sistema de Información Multiterritorial de Andalucía
  • (Spanish) Pulpí - Diputación Provincial de Almería

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