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Teguise (pronounced [teˈɣise]) is a municipality in the central part of the island of Lanzarote in the Las Palmas province in the Canary Islands. The population is 21,152 (2013), and the area is 263.98 km². It is located north of Arrecife and south of Haría. The seat of the municipality is the town of Teguise. The municipality also comprises a number of neighbouring islands including Graciosa, Alegranza, Roque del Este, Roque del Oeste and Montaña Clara.
The artist and architect César Manrique was born in the area. The insect of the island is the cochineal from which carmine, a dye, is extracted.
Sites of interest
Teguise Church, bell tower
A typical architecture in Teguise
Isla de la Graciosa (la Graciosa Island)
Wind sculpture by César Manrique, Taro de Tahíche
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