Torrox

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Torrox
Municipality
Plaza de la Constitucion
Plaza de la Constitucion
Flag of Torrox
Flag
Official seal of Torrox
Seal
Torrox is located in Spain
Torrox
Torrox
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 36°45′N 3°57′W / 36.750°N 3.950°W / 36.750; -3.950
Country Spain Spain
Autonomous community Andalusia Andalucía
Province Málaga
Comarca La Axarquía
Government
 • Mayor Antonia Claros Atencia
Area
 • Total 51 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation 120 m (390 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 16,890
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Demonym Torroxeños
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website

Torrox is a municipality in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia southern Spain. It belongs to the comarca of Axarquía. It is located in the Costa del Sol (specifically the Costa del Sol Oriental), on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and the foothills of the Sierra de Almijara.

It is frequented especially by German and British tourists. The city itself is divided into sections: Torrox Costa on the sea and Torrox Pueblo, 4 km inland. Torrox Park, a housing section in between the costa and the village, could be seen as another division. Torrox is located in close proximity to Nerja. It has "The Best Climate in Europe".

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