|Comarca||Axarquía - Costa del Sol|
|• Mayor||Javier López Ruiz|
|• Total||41 km2 (16 sq mi)|
|Elevation||320 m (1,050 ft)|
|• Density||75/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Frigiliana 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 71 kilometers east of Málaga, the provincial capital, and approximately 6 kilometers north of Nerja. It is located in the comarca of La Axarquía, the easternmost region of the province, and integrated into the judicial district of Torrox.
This is the old district inhabited by the Moors before and after the Reconquista. Its name Mudéjar is used to describe the architectural style used by Arab craftsmen working in Christian territory. The quarter is made up of steep cobbled alleyways winding past white houses resplendent with flowers.
For four days at the end of August each year, Frigiliana hosts the Festival of the Three Cultures (Festival de las Tres Culturas), celebrating the region's historic confluence and co-existence of Christian, Muslim and Jewish traditions.
Frigliana is referenced in the famous Irish song, 'Lisdoonvarna' by Christy Moore.
"Summer comes around each year, We go there and they come here. Some jet off to … Frijiliana, But I always go to Lisdoonvarna."
- "Torrox, partido judicial nº9 de Málaga". Consejo General Procuradores de España. Retrieved 1 June 2012.
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