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Coat of arms of Gualchos
Coat of arms
Location of Gualchos
Location of Gualchos
Gualchos is located in Spain
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 36°45′N 3°23′W / 36.750°N 3.383°W / 36.750; -3.383Coordinates: 36°45′N 3°23′W / 36.750°N 3.383°W / 36.750; -3.383
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Andalusia
Province Granada
Comarca Costa Tropical
Judicial district Motril
 • Alcalde Miguel Díaz Juárez(2007)
 • Total 31.03 km2 (11.98 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 4,126
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Demonym(s) gualchero/a
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Gualchos (or Gualchos-Castell de Ferro) is a town in the Spanish province of Granada. It has an area of 31 square kilometers and a population, in 2001, of 2,759, for a population density of 89 people per square kilometer. [1]

Natural environment[edit]

The environment of what the natives call Eagle Peak, has elements of remarkable value, which grow spontaneously and without any cropping the it, esparto, palm, several species of thyme and other medicinal plants such as zahareña (cattails), very good for healing wounds, according to popular belief, though the natives attributed other properties. You can also find numerous species of fauna: ibex, boar is, rabbits, Hare s, etc.

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