Aljaraque

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Aljaraque
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Official seal of Aljaraque
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Aljaraque is located in Spain
Aljaraque
Aljaraque
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 37°16′N 7°01′W / 37.267°N 7.017°W / 37.267; -7.017Coordinates: 37°16′N 7°01′W / 37.267°N 7.017°W / 37.267; -7.017
MunicipalityHuelva
Government
 • MayorDavid Toscano
Area
 • Total34 km2 (13 sq mi)
 • Land34 km2 (13 sq mi)
 • Water0.00 km2 (0.00 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total20,745
 • Density613.39/km2 (1,588.7/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websiteayto-aljaraque.es

Aljaraque is a city located in the province of Huelva, Spain. According to the 2016 census, the city has a population of 20,745 inhabitants. In ancient times it was referred to as "Kalathousa" (Ancient Greek: Καλαθούσα) by the Greeks.

Demographics[edit]

Aljaraque has received a steady influx of new settlers in the past few years, due to the property price increase in Huelva, and the urban area's quality of life.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
199910,298—    
200010,806+4.9%
200111,626+7.6%
200212,303+5.8%
200313,009+5.7%
200414,060+8.1%
200514,846+5.6%
Source: INE (Spain)

Districts[edit]

Aljaraque contains the districts of Corrales, Bellavista, Dehesa Golf, and La Monacilla, most areas of which are urbanized.[1][2]

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of Nuestra Señora de Los Remedios
  • Hermitage of Nuestra Señora de Los Remedios
  • Church of Nuestra Señora Reina del Mundo
  • Church of Nuestra Señora de Bellavista
  • Hermitage of San Sebastián
  • Archaeological site of Papa Uvas

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ayto-aljaraque.es/export/sites/aljaraque/es/.galleries/callejeros/CORRALES.PDF
  2. ^ "Ubicación". Ayuntamiento de Aljaraque. Retrieved 2017-09-27.

External links[edit]

  • Aljaraque - Sistema de Información Multiterritorial de Andalucía