Churriana de la Vega

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Churriana de la Vega, Spain
Official seal of Churriana de la Vega, Spain
Seal
Location of Churriana de la Vega
Location of Churriana de la Vega
CountrySpain
ProvinceGranada
MunicipalityChurriana de la Vega
Area
 • Total7 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation
655 m (2,149 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total14,851
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Churriana de la Vega is a municipality located in the province of Granada, Spain. According to the 2017 census (INE), the city has a population of 14,556 inhabitants. It sits on the Genil River and crossed by several smaller streams, providing the farmers around it with water and rich soil.

The first mention of Churriana de la Vega in writing comes from the 14th century Moorish polymath and writer Ibn al-Jatib. It was also the site of some of the negotiations for the final surrender of Grenada between the representatives of Boabdil and Isabella I of Castile[2]

Coordinates: 37°09′N 3°39′W / 37.150°N 3.650°W / 37.150; -3.650

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ http://www.turgranada.es/municipio/churriana-de-la-vega/