Valle Gran Rey

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Valle Gran Rey
Municipality
Municipal location in La Gomera
Municipal location in La Gomera
Valle Gran Rey is located in Canary Islands
Valle Gran Rey
Valle Gran Rey
Location in Canary Islands
Coordinates: 28°6′N 17°20′W / 28.100°N 17.333°W / 28.100; -17.333Coordinates: 28°6′N 17°20′W / 28.100°N 17.333°W / 28.100; -17.333
Country  Spain
Autonomous Region Canary Islands
Province Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Island La Gomera
Area[1]
 • Total 32.36 km2 (12.49 sq mi)
Population (2013)[2]
 • Total 4,240
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
La Calera, Valle Gran Rey.
Statue of Hautacuperche in Valle Gran Rey.
Vueltas, Valle Gran Rey, La Gomera.
Viaduct Arure

Valle Gran Rey is a municipality in the western part of the island La Gomera, in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife of the Canary Islands, Spain. The Guanche name of the area was Orone.[3] The seat of the municipality since 1930 is La Calera; previously it was in Arure.

The population is 4,240 (2013)[2] and the area is 32.36 km².[1] Valle Gran Rey borders on the municipality of Vallehermoso to the east, while the Atlantic Ocean lies to the west.

Subdivisions[edit]

  • Arure
  • La Calera (seat)
  • Casa de la Seda
  • Las Hayas
  • El Hornillo
  • Taguluche
  • La Playa
  • Vueltas

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1991 3,103
1996 3,631
2001 4,238
2002 4,248
2003 4,487
2004 4,745
2005 4,857
2013 4,240

Notable natives and residents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Instituto Canario de Estadística, area
  2. ^ a b Instituto Canario de Estadística, population
  3. ^ Asociación Canaria para la Enseñanza de las Ciencias "Viera y Clavijo" (October 2009). "cursos: "Ecosistemas gomeros"". Retrieved 2010-02-10. 

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