San Bartolomé de Tirajana

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San Bartolomé de Tirajana
San Bartolomé de Tirajana
San Bartolomé de Tirajana
Coat of arms of San Bartolomé de Tirajana
Coat of arms
Municipal location in Gran Canaria
Municipal location in Gran Canaria
San Bartolomé de Tirajana is located in Province of Las Palmas
San Bartolomé de Tirajana
San Bartolomé de Tirajana
Location in the province of Las Palmas
San Bartolomé de Tirajana is located in Canary Islands
San Bartolomé de Tirajana
San Bartolomé de Tirajana
San Bartolomé de Tirajana (Canary Islands)
San Bartolomé de Tirajana is located in Spain, Canary Islands
San Bartolomé de Tirajana
San Bartolomé de Tirajana
San Bartolomé de Tirajana (Spain, Canary Islands)
Coordinates: 27°55′32″N 15°34′21″W / 27.92556°N 15.57250°W / 27.92556; -15.57250Coordinates: 27°55′32″N 15°34′21″W / 27.92556°N 15.57250°W / 27.92556; -15.57250
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Canary Islands
ProvinceLas Palmas
IslandGran Canaria
Government
 • MayorMarco Aurelio Pérez (PP)
Area
 • Total333.13 km2 (128.62 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total53,588
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (CEST (GMT +1))
Postal code
35290
Area code(s)928 & 828
Websitewww.maspalomas.com

San Bartolomé de Tirajana is a village and a Spanish municipality in the south-eastern part of the island of Gran Canaria in the Las Palmas province in the Canary Islands. With an area of 333.13 km2 (128.62 sq mi),[1] San Bartolomé de Tirajana is the largest municipality in area on the island as well as the Canary Islands. The population is 56,698 (2013).[3]

The municipality contains the large beach resorts of Maspalomas, including Playa del Inglés and San Agustín, and the Pilancones natural park. The municipal capital, the village of San Bartolomé de Tirajana is situated in the mountains, 17 km (11 mi) from the coast and 27 km (17 mi) south-west of Las Palmas, at about 900 m (2,953 ft) elevation. Most of the population lives along the Atlantic coastline. The GC-1 motorway passes through the southern part of the municipality, and connects it with Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and the Gran Canaria Airport.

Historical population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1991 24,451—    
1996 35,443+45.0%
2001 34,515−2.6%
2002 43,403+25.8%
YearPop.±%
2003 45,559+5.0%
2004 44,115−3.2%
2013 56,698+28.5%

Settlements[edit]

Playa del Inglés, hotel view
Playa del Inglés, the beach

A

  • Agualatente
  • Aldea Blanca
  • Arteara
  • Ayacata
  • Ayagaures

B

  • Bahia Feliz
  • Berriel

C

  • Calderin
  • Campo Internacional
  • El Canalizo
  • Casas Blancas
  • Los Caserones de Fataga
  • Castillo del Romeral
  • Los Cercados
  • Cercados de Araña
  • Cercados de Espino
  • Chira
  • Ciudad de Lima
  • La Culata

F

  • Fataga
  • Las Filipinas
  • La Florida

H

  • Hoya Gercia
  • Hoya Grande
  • Hoya de Tunte
  • Los Hortigones
  • Huesa Bermeja
  • La Humbria

J

  • Juan Grande

L

  • Lomito de Taidía
  • Lomo de la Palma

M

  • Maspalomas
  • El Matorral
  • Media Fanega
  • Los Meloneras
  • La Mimbre
  • La Montaña
  • Montaña La Data
  • Montaña de Rosiana
  • Monteleon
  • El Moral

P

  • El Pajar
  • Los Palmitos
  • Pasito Blanco
  • Pedrazo
  • Perera
  • La Plata
  • Playa del Aguila
  • Playa del Inglés

R

  • Risco Blanco
  • Risco la Candelilla
  • Los Rodeos

S

T

  • El Tablero
  • Taidía
  • Tarajalillo
  • Las Tederas
  • Trejo
  • Tunte (San Bartolomé de Tirajana)
Barranco de Ayagaures

Education[edit]

The British School of Gran Canaria maintains its South Campus in this municipality.[4]

Climate[edit]

It is located on the leeward portion of the island. Humid winds cover the northeast in the summer months. Precipitation is lower than the northern part of the island and temperatures are slightly higher than in the north all year round.

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 2014-04-24 at the Wayback Machine, population
  4. ^ "Contact." The British School of Gran Canaria. Retrieved on April 8, 2015. "South Campus Address C\ Mar de Azor, 3 El Hornillo 35100 San Bartolomé de Tirajana Las Palmas"

External links[edit]

Media related to San Bartolomé de Tirajana at Wikimedia Commons