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Municipality and town
Alfarnatejo church
Alfarnatejo church
Municipal location in Málaga Province
Municipal location in Málaga Province
Alfarnatejo is located in Spain
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 36°59′N 4°16′W / 36.983°N 4.267°W / 36.983; -4.267
Country  Spain
Autonomous community Andalucía
Province Málaga Province
Comarca Axarquía - Costa del Sol
 • Total 8 sq mi (20 km2)
Elevation 2,946 ft (898 m)
Population (2008)
 • Total 516
 • Density 58/sq mi (22.4/km2)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Alfarnatejo is a town and municipality in the province of Málaga, part of the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. The municipality is situated approximately 50 km from the city of Málaga. It has a population of approximately 400 residents. The natives are called Tejones and the town's neighbors in Alfarnate are Palancos.

It is located near the Sierra del Jobo in the northwest and the Sierra de Alhama in the east in the mountainous region of Axarquía.[1]


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Coordinates: 37°00′N 4°16′W / 37.000°N 4.267°W / 37.000; -4.267