Beas de Granada

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Beas de Granada
town
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Official seal of Beas de Granada
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Beas de Granada is located in Spain
Beas de Granada
Beas de Granada
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 37°13′N 3°29′W / 37.217°N 3.483°W / 37.217; -3.483
CountrySpain
ProvinceGranada
ComarcaVega de Granada
Government
 • MayorManuel Martín Yáñez
Area
 • Total23.20 km2 (8.96 sq mi)
Elevation
1,072 m (3,517 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total985
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Beatos
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Beas de Granada is a town located in the province of Granada, Andalusia, southern Spain. As of 2009, the town had a population of 1050 inhabitants. The settlement is at a height of 1072 meters above sea level and therefore has good views of the sierra Nevada. It is within the Parque Natural de la Sierra de Huetor.[2]

History[edit]

The town can be traced back to a crossroads during the time of the Romans and even under the arabs it was only about 20 buildings.[2]

Notable people[edit]

Alhambra Nievas the Rugby Union player and referee was born here.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "Alhambra Nievas The Granada 1983 Vintage Is Still Breaking Down Barriers". thesportsdragon.com. 21 September 2017. Retrieved 10 January 2018.