Bunyola

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Bunyola
Municipality and town
Skyline of Bunyola
Official seal of Bunyola
Seal
Municipal location
Municipal location
Bunyola is located in Majorca
Bunyola
Bunyola
Location of the town in Majorca
Bunyola is located in Balearic Islands
Bunyola
Bunyola
Bunyola (Balearic Islands)
Bunyola is located in Spain
Bunyola
Bunyola
Bunyola (Spain)
Coordinates: 39°41′48″N 2°41′59″E / 39.69667°N 2.69972°E / 39.69667; 2.69972
Country Spain
Autonomous CommunityBalearic Islands
ProvinceBalearic Islands
IslandMajorca
ComarcaSerra de Tramuntana
Government
 • Mayor (2015-)Andreu Bujosa Bestard
Area
 • Total32.7 sq mi (84.7 km2)
Elevation
787,5 ft (240 m)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total6,714
 • Density210/sq mi (79/km2)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Websitehttp://www.ajbunyola.net/

Bunyola is a municipality of the island of Mallorca, Spain, located in the spurs of the Serra de Tramuntana, at a distance of 9 miles (14 km) from Palma. The municipality has an area of 32.67 square miles (84.6 km2) and a population of 6,636 inhabitants,[citation needed]INE Instituto Nacional Estadística and the Ferrocarril de Sóller passes through it on the way to Palma. (INE 2018).

The municipality of Bunyola is located in the Comarca of Serra de Tramuntana, the Tramuntana Range was awarded World Heritage Status by UNESCO as an area of great physical and cultural significance. Bunyola borders with other municipalities of Palma de Mallorca, Marratxí, Santa Maria del Camí, Alaró, Escorca, Sóller, Deià and Valldemossa. Palmayola, Sa Font Seca y Orient are located within the municipality boundaries.

Celebration day of the patron saint, San Mateo, is on the 21st of September.

The Raixa Estate is located in Bunyola. It is a large Italian style villa surrounded by Pietro Lazzarini-designed gardens, and was used as the filming location for the 1982 film, Evil under the Sun.[2] Once owned by the German designer Jil Sander, it was subsequently purchased by the Island Council of Majorca.[3] It reopened to visitors in late 2018.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Reel Streets". www.reelstreets.com.
  3. ^ "Cultural Heritage, cultural Routes, cultural spaces, natural heritage, gastronomy, stars Islas Baleares, Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza y Formentera". balearsculturaltour.net.
  4. ^ "Raixa reopens after restoration". ABC Mallorca.

Coordinates: 39°41′48″N 2°41′59″E / 39.69667°N 2.69972°E / 39.69667; 2.69972