Ingenio, Las Palmas

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Ingenio
Town hall
Town hall
Flag of Ingenio
Flag
Coat of arms of Ingenio
Coat of arms
Municipal location in Gran Canaria
Municipal location in Gran Canaria
Ingenio is located in Province of Las Palmas
Ingenio
Ingenio
Location in the province of Las Palmas
Ingenio is located in Canary Islands
Ingenio
Ingenio
Ingenio (Canary Islands)
Ingenio is located in Spain, Canary Islands
Ingenio
Ingenio
Ingenio (Spain, Canary Islands)
Coordinates: 27°55′17″N 15°25′57″W / 27.92139°N 15.43250°W / 27.92139; -15.43250
CountrySpain
Autonomous CommunityCanary Islands
ProvinceLas Palmas
IslandGran Canaria
Government
 • MayorJuan José Gil Méndez (PP)
Area
 • Total38.15 km2 (14.73 sq mi)
Elevation558 m (1,831 ft)
Population
(2013)[2]
 • Total29,978
 • Density790/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (CEST (GMT +1))
Postal code
35250
Area code(s)+34 (Spain) + 928 (Las Palmas)
Websitewww.ingenio.es

Ingenio is a town and a Spanish municipality in the eastern part of the island of Gran Canaria in the Province of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. Its population is 29,978 (2013),[2] and the area is 38.15 km2 (14.73 sq mi).[1]

Ingenio is situated between the mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, 24 km (15 mi) south of the island's capital Las Palmas and 9 km (6 mi) south of Telde. The municipality includes the town Carrizal. The GC-1 motorway passes east of the town, and the Gran Canaria Airport is situated in the eastern part of the municipality. In agriculture, sugar cane is one of the dominant crops in Ingenio.

The municipality is home to the International Folklore Festival which has the participation of music groups worldwide including Mexico, Colombia, Romania, Russia and Uganda.

Historical population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1991 21,807—    
1996 24,394+11.9%
2001 24,439+0.2%
2002 25,681+5.1%
YearPop.±%
2003 26,433+2.9%
2004 26,857+1.6%
2013 29,978+11.6%

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