Gáldar

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Gáldar
Gáldar
Gáldar
Flag of Gáldar
Flag
Coat of arms of Gáldar
Coat of arms
Municipal location in Gran Canaria
Municipal location in Gran Canaria
Gáldar is located in Province of Las Palmas
Gáldar
Gáldar
Location in the province of Las Palmas
Gáldar is located in Canary Islands
Gáldar
Gáldar
Gáldar (Canary Islands)
Gáldar is located in Spain, Canary Islands
Gáldar
Gáldar
Gáldar (Spain, Canary Islands)
Coordinates: 28°8′38″N 15°39′1″W / 28.14389°N 15.65028°W / 28.14389; -15.65028Coordinates: 28°8′38″N 15°39′1″W / 28.14389°N 15.65028°W / 28.14389; -15.65028
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Canary Islands
ProvinceLas Palmas
IslandGran Canaria
Government
 • MayorTeodoro Claret Sosa Monzón
Area
 • Total61.59 km2 (23.78 sq mi)
Elevation124 m (407 ft)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total24,209
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (CEST (GMT +1))
Postal code
35460
Area code(s)+34 (Spain) + 928 (Las Palmas)
Websitewww.galdar.es
Gáldar, Gran Canaria

Gáldar is a town and a Spanish municipality in the north of the island of Gran Canaria in the Province of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. Its population is 24,227 (2013),[3] and the area is 61.59 km2 (23.78 sq mi).[1]

The town Gáldar is situated at the foot of the mountains, 2 km from the coast and 21 km (13 mi) west of Las Palmas. The GC-2 motorway passes south of the town. The municipality includes the settlements Puerto de Sardina, San Isidro, Los Quintanas, Barrial and Marmolejos.

It holds the Painted cave, a major archaeological site consisting of a remarkable painted cave and an entire pre-Hispanic village visited yearly by over 50,000 people.

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1991 20,656—    
1996 21,704+5.1%
2001 22,154+2.1%
2002 22,677+2.4%
YearPop.±%
2003 22,763+0.4%
2004 22,922+0.7%
2011 24,361+6.3%
2013 24,227−0.6%

Gáldar gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Instituto Canario de Estadística, area
  2. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  3. ^ Instituto Canario de Estadística Archived 2014-04-22 at Archive.today, population

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