Tuineje, Las Palmas

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Tuineje
Municipality
Flag of Tuineje
Flag
Coat of arms of Tuineje
Coat of arms
Location in Fuerteventura
Location in Fuerteventura
Tuineje is located in Canary Islands
Tuineje
Tuineje
Location in Canary Islands
Coordinates: 28°19′30″N 14°2′55″W / 28.32500°N 14.04861°W / 28.32500; -14.04861Coordinates: 28°19′30″N 14°2′55″W / 28.32500°N 14.04861°W / 28.32500; -14.04861
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Canary Islands
Province Las Palmas
Island Fuerteventura
Government
 • Mayor Salvador Delgado (CC)
Area[1]
 • Total 275.94 km2 (106.54 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 205 m (673 ft)
Population (2013)[2]
 • Total 13,946
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +1) (UTC+1)
Postal code 35629
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 928 (Las Palmas)
Website www.tuineje.es

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),[2] and the area is 275.94 km².[1] The largest town in the municipality is Gran Tarajal, on the south coast.

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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.[citation needed]

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