Tías, Las Palmas

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Tías
Municipality
Coat of arms of Tías
Coat of arms
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Coordinates: 28°57′N 13°39′W / 28.950°N 13.650°W / 28.950; -13.650
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Canary Islands
Province Las Palmas
Government
 • Mayor José Juan Cruz Saavedra (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 64.61 km2 (24.95 sq mi)
Elevation 200 m (700 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 19,849
 • Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Demonym Tienses
Time zone WET (UTC±0)
 • Summer (DST) WEST (UTC+1)
Postal code 35572
Website Official website

Tías is a town and a municipality in the southern part of the island of Lanzarote, province of Las Palmas, autonomous community of the Canary Islands, Spain. The town Tías is situated 4 km from the south coast and 10 km west of the island capital Arrecife.

Lanzarote's largest tourist resort, Puerto del Carmen, is entirely in the municipality of Tías, and was the location of the first hotels ever built on the island. Other settlements in the municipality are Mácher, La Asomada, Conil, Masdache.

Noted residents[edit]

The town of Tías is home to:

Twin towns[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ José R Sánchez (2007-10-10). "Homenaje por un siglo de vida". Canarias7. Retrieved 2007-11-19. 
  2. ^ Aránzazu Fernández. "Los abuelos conejeros". La Provincia—Diario de Las Palmas. Retrieved 2007-11-19.