Santa Fe, Granada

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Santa Fe
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Location of Santa Fe
Location of Santa Fe
Santa Fe is located in Spain
Santa Fe
Santa Fe
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 37°11′21″N 3°43′4″W / 37.18917°N 3.71778°W / 37.18917; -3.71778Coordinates: 37°11′21″N 3°43′4″W / 37.18917°N 3.71778°W / 37.18917; -3.71778
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Andalusia
Province Granada
Comarca Vega de Granada
Judicial district Santa Fe
Commonwealth Vega Baja de Granada
 • Alcalde Sergio Bueno Illescas (2007) (PSOE)
 • Total 38.20 km2 (14.75 sq mi)
Elevation 582 m (1,909 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 15,430
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Santaferino, -na
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 18320
Official language(s) Spanish
Website Official website

Santa Fe is a Spanish municipality in the province of Granada, situated in the Vega de Granada, irrigated by the river Genil.

The town was originally built by the Catholic armies besieging Granada (c. 1490) after a fire destroyed much of their encampment. The Capitulations of Santa Fe between Columbus and the Catholic Monarchs were signed there during the siege, and the city therefore advertizes itself as the cradle of hispanicity.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Santa Fe is twinned with:


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