Tuineje, Las Palmas
Location in Fuerteventura
|Autonomous Community||Canary Islands|
|• Mayor||Salvador Delgado (CC)|
|• Total||275.94 km2 (106.54 sq mi)|
|Elevation(AMSL)||205 m (673 ft)|
|• Density||51/km2 (130/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+0)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (GMT +1) (UTC+1)|
|Area code(s)||+34 (Spain) + 928 (Las Palmas)|
Tuineje is a town and a municipality in the southern part of the island of Fuerteventura in the Province of Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain. The population is 13,946 (2013), and the area is 275.94 km². The largest town in the municipality is Gran Tarajal, on the south coast.
Tuineje was the site of the two battles near Tuineje which was fought by the English privateer with the ship named Grand Tarajal in 1740.
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