Güímar

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Güímar
Pyramid of Güímar
Pyramid of Güímar
Flag of Güímar
Flag
Coat of arms of Güímar
Coat of arms
Municipal location in Tenerife
Municipal location in Tenerife
Güímar is located in Tenerife
Güímar
Güímar
Location in Tenerife
Güímar is located in Canary Islands
Güímar
Güímar
Güímar (Canary Islands)
Güímar is located in Spain, Canary Islands
Güímar
Güímar
Güímar (Spain, Canary Islands)
Coordinates: 28°18′54″N 16°24′36″W / 28.31500°N 16.41000°W / 28.31500; -16.41000Coordinates: 28°18′54″N 16°24′36″W / 28.31500°N 16.41000°W / 28.31500; -16.41000
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Canary Islands
ProvinceTenerife
IslandTenerife
Government
 • MayorCarmen Luisa Castro Dorta (PP)
Area
 • Total102.9 km2 (39.7 sq mi)
Elevation289 m (948 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total19,739
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (CEST (GMT +1))
Postal code
38500
Area code(s)+34 (Spain) + 922 (Tenerife)
ClimateBSh
Websitewww.guimar.es

Güímar (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈgwimaɾ]) is the name of a municipality, town, and valley in the eastern part of the Spanish island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands, and part of Santa Cruz de Tenerife (province). The municipality and extends for 1,029 square kilometers from the mountainous interior to the beaches on the Atlantic, and borders the municipalities of La Orotava, Arafo, and Fasnia. Its estimated population is 18,589 (2013). The TF-1 motorway passes through the municipality.

The municipality is famous for its Guanche pyramids. It is also the location of the barranco de Badajoz. A portion of its volcanic landscape has been set aside as the Nature reserve of Malpaís of Güímar, its highest point being Montaña Grande.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Güímar (altitude: 289 metres (948 feet))
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 18.5
(65.3)
18.7
(65.7)
19.9
(67.8)
20.7
(69.3)
21.8
(71.2)
23.8
(74.8)
26.3
(79.3)
27.5
(81.5)
26.1
(79.0)
24.5
(76.1)
21.4
(70.5)
19.5
(67.1)
22.4
(72.3)
Daily mean °C (°F) 15.4
(59.7)
15.6
(60.1)
16.5
(61.7)
17.1
(62.8)
18.1
(64.6)
20.1
(68.2)
22.3
(72.1)
23.1
(73.6)
22.5
(72.5)
21.0
(69.8)
18.4
(65.1)
16.4
(61.5)
18.9
(66.0)
Average low °C (°F) 12.4
(54.3)
12.5
(54.5)
13.1
(55.6)
13.5
(56.3)
14.5
(58.1)
16.5
(61.7)
18.3
(64.9)
18.8
(65.8)
18.9
(66.0)
17.5
(63.5)
15.4
(59.7)
13.4
(56.1)
15.4
(59.7)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 57
(2.2)
45
(1.8)
40
(1.6)
20
(0.8)
9
(0.4)
4
(0.2)
1
(0.0)
1
(0.0)
7
(0.3)
37
(1.5)
67
(2.6)
73
(2.9)
361
(14.3)
Source: Climate-Data.org[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipal Register of Spain 2018". National Statistics Institute. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Clima Güímar".

External links[edit]