Agulo

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Agulo
Municipality
View of Agulo
View of Agulo
Flag of Agulo
Flag
Coat of arms of Agulo
Coat of arms
Location in La Gomera
Location in La Gomera
Coordinates: 28°11′12″N 17°11′42″W / 28.18667°N 17.19500°W / 28.18667; -17.19500Coordinates: 28°11′12″N 17°11′42″W / 28.18667°N 17.19500°W / 28.18667; -17.19500
Country  Spain
Autonomous community Canary Islands
Province Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Island La Gomera
Government
 • Mayor Néstor López Pérez
Area[1]
 • Total 25.39 km2 (9.80 sq mi)
Elevation[1] 215 m (705 ft)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 1,100
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Agulenses

Agulo is located on the north coast of the island of La Gomera in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife of the Canary Islands. It is located 13 km northwest of the capital San Sebastián de la Gomera. The population was 1,100 in 2013.[2]

Nature and agriculture[edit]

Agulo is known as the "green balcony". The Meriga Forest is part of UNESCO's World Heritage Site, and is part of the Garajonay National Park. The main crop cultivated are bananas.

Subdivisions[edit]

  • Agulo
  • Lepe
  • La Palmita
  • Las Rosas
  • Cruz de Tierno
  • Juego de Bolas
  • Meriga
  • Pajar de Bento
  • Piedra Gorda
  • Serpa
  • La Vega

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SUPERFICIE, PERÍMETRO Y ALTITUD DE LOS MUNICIPIOS DE CANARIAS." (in Spanish). Instituto Canario de Estadística (ISTAC). 
  2. ^ a b "Población en Canarias. La Gomera. 1-1-2013." (in Spanish). Instituto Canario de Estadística (ISTAC). 

Further reading[edit]

  • Brown, A. Samler. Madeira, Canary Islands and Azores. (London, S.E.: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Limited, 1908).

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