Huétor-Tájar

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Huétor-Tájar
Flag of Huétor-Tájar
Flag
Location of Huétor-Tájar
Location of Huétor-Tájar
Country Spain
Province Granada
Government
 • Mayor Fernando Delgado Ayén (PSOE)
Area
 • Total 40 km2 (20 sq mi)
Elevation 484 m (1,588 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 9,467
 • Density 233.5/km2 (605/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 18360
Area code(s) 34 (Spain) + 958 (Granada)
Website www.huetortajar.org (Spanish)

Huétor-Tájar (or Huétor Tájar) is a municipality and town located in the province of Granada (Andalusia), in the southern Spain. It is situated 43 km west of the city of Granada, and its population in 2007 was 9,467. The municipality's extension is close to 40 km². Huétor-Tájar lies within the fertile Genil river valley, a part of the Granada depression.

The main source of income is the asparagus culture and its commercialisation under the Geographical Indication Esparragos de Huétor-Tájar.

The town is located near Granada, which has had a significant influence on it during the centuries.

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Public Domain This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "article name needed". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

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