Tegueste, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

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Tegueste (Tenerife).jpg
Flag of Tegueste
Coat of arms of Tegueste
Coat of arms
Municipal location in Tenerife
Municipal location in Tenerife
Coordinates: 28°31′N 16°20′W / 28.517°N 16.333°W / 28.517; -16.333Coordinates: 28°31′N 16°20′W / 28.517°N 16.333°W / 28.517; -16.333
Country  Spain
Autonomous Region Canary Islands
Province Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Island Tenerife
 • Total 10.20 sq mi (26.41 km2)
Elevation 1,280 ft (390 m)
Population (2013)[2]
 • Total 11,078
 • Density 1,100/sq mi (420/km2)
Time zone GMT (UTC+1)
Climate Csb
Website www.tegueste.org

Tegueste is a town and a municipality of the northeastern part of the island of Tenerife in the Santa Cruz de Tenerife province, on the Canary Islands, Spain. It is completely surrounded by the municipality of San Cristóbal de La Laguna. The town Tegueste is located 4 km northwest of San Cristóbal de La Laguna and 11 km northwest of the island capital Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Tegueste became independent from San Cristóbal de La Laguna in the 17th century.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1991 8,027
1996 8,558
2001 9,417
2002 9,816
2003 9,948
2004 10,165
2013 11,078

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