Fuente de Piedra

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Fuente de Piedra
Coat of arms of Fuente de Piedra
Coat of arms
Fuente de Piedra is located in Province of Málaga
Fuente de Piedra
Fuente de Piedra
Location in Spain.
Fuente de Piedra is located in Andalusia
Fuente de Piedra
Fuente de Piedra
Fuente de Piedra (Andalusia)
Fuente de Piedra is located in Spain
Fuente de Piedra
Fuente de Piedra
Fuente de Piedra (Spain)
Coordinates: 37°08′N 4°44′W / 37.133°N 4.733°W / 37.133; -4.733
CountrySpain
Autonomous communityAndalusia
ProvinceMálaga
Government
 • MayorFrancisco Hidalgo Pérez
Area
 • Total91 km2 (35 sq mi)
Elevation
459 m (1,506 ft)
Population
(2010)
 • Total2,795
 • Density31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Villafontenses, Fontepedreños
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
WebsiteOfficial website

Fuente de Piedra is a town and municipality in the province of Málaga, part of the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. The municipality is located approximately 19 kilometers from Antequera and 73 km from the provincial capital of Málaga. It is located within the Antequera judicial district as well.

The small town is based in a dry basin amongst the Southern Spanish mountains and is most well known for the local Laguna de Fuente de Piedra, home to one of the largest populations of flamingoes in Europe. This is represented in the town by the summer celebration of the festival of ringing the Flamingo.

A view of the city