San Bartolomé, Las Palmas

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San Bartolomé
Municipality
Coat of arms of San Bartolomé
Coat of arms
Location in Lanzarote
Location in Lanzarote
San Bartolomé is located in Canary Islands
San Bartolomé
San Bartolomé
Location in Canary Islands
Coordinates: 29°0′6″N 13°36′42″W / 29.00167°N 13.61167°W / 29.00167; -13.61167Coordinates: 29°0′6″N 13°36′42″W / 29.00167°N 13.61167°W / 29.00167; -13.61167
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Canary Islands
Province Las Palmas
Island Lanzarote
Government
 • Mayor María Dolores Corujo Berriel (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 41 km2 (16 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 240 m (790 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 18,487
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +1) (UTC+1)
Postal code 35550
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 928 (Las Palmas)
Website www.sanbartolome.es

San Bartolomé (Spanish meaning Saint Bartholomew) is a village and ayuntamiento (county) in the Canary Islands (Spain), belonging to the Province of Las Palmas. It is situated in the center of the island of Lanzarote. The county of San Bartolomé stretches to the southern coast of the island.

Its area is 40.89 km², its density is 403.06/km² and its population 16,481 inhabitants (ISTAC, 2003). Its altitude is 240 meters above sea level.

The village is located north-west of Arrecife (the capital of Lanzarote) on the main highway LZ1 and west of Teguise (the former capital) and Haría. The Timanfaya-Mountains are about 20 km west of S.B. There is no industry. Most of the inhabitants work as craftsmen, farmers or in the service for tourism which is the biggest economic factor on Lanzarote.

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