Vega de San Mateo, Las Palmas
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|Municipality of Vega de San Mateo|
|Autonomous region:||Canary Islands|
some reads 38.15 km²
|Location:||28.01667/28°1' N lat.
15.51667/15°31' W long.
Vega de San Mateo (latter part Spanish meaning Saint Matthew is a Canarian municipality in the eastern portion of the island of Gran Canaria in the Las Palmas province in the Canary Islands. The population is 7,617 (ISTAC, 2004), its density is 199.66/km² and the area is 37.89 km². Vega de San Mateo is located SW of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and W of Telde and is on a road linking to the capital as well as Telde and the northwestern part of Gran Canaria. The main industry are agriculture and tourism. Farmlands are situated in the valleys while the mountains covers most of Vega de San Mateo.
Vega de San Mateo has schools, lyceums, a few gymnasia, churches, a post office and squares (plaza).
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|North: Teror||Northeast: Santa Brígida|
|West: Valleseco||Vega de San Mateo||East: Valsequillo de Gran Canaria|
|Southwest: Tejeda||South: San Bartolomé de Tirajana|