San Miguel de Abona
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|San Miguel de Abona|
|Autonomous region:||Canary Islands|
|Province:||Santa Cruz de Tenerife|
about 1,200 m (north)
|Length of coastline:||about 4 to 5 km|
San Miguel de Abona (first part, Spanish for Saint Michael) is the name of a municipality, town, and valley in the southeastern part of the island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands, and part of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. San Miguel de Abona is a suburb or a cluster of Tenerife Sur. The municipality is located in the southern end of the island. Arico is on a valley setting. Its estimated population is 9 988. San Miguel de Abona is linked with the TF1 Motorway and has an interchange south of San Miguel de Abona and north of its beaches and is also linked with the old highway linking Arona and Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Its economy are businesses, tourism and some agriculture. In the south of the municipality, on the coastline, lies the golf course and holiday/residential village of Golf del Sur. Some farmlands and a natural preserve also exist towards the coastline, while the mountains dominate much of the municipality and to the north. Tenerife South Airport is in the eastern portion of the municipality.
|March 1, 1991||5,118||-||-|
|May 1, 1996||5,776||-||-|
San Miguel de Abona has schools, a lyceum, a gymnasium, banks, churches, a beaches and a few squares plazas.
|West: Arona||San Miguel de Abona||East: Granadilla de Abona|
|South: Golf del Sur and Atlantic Ocean|