Tuineje

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Tuineje
Municipality
Flag of Tuineje
Flag
Coat of arms of Tuineje
Coat of arms
Municipal location in Fuerteventura
Municipal location in Fuerteventura
Tuineje is located in Province of Las Palmas
Tuineje
Tuineje
Location in the province of Las Palmas
Tuineje is located in Canary Islands
Tuineje
Tuineje
Tuineje (Canary Islands)
Tuineje is located in Spain, Canary Islands
Tuineje
Tuineje
Tuineje (Spain, Canary Islands)
Coordinates: 28°19′30″N 14°2′55″W / 28.32500°N 14.04861°W / 28.32500; -14.04861Coordinates: 28°19′30″N 14°2′55″W / 28.32500°N 14.04861°W / 28.32500; -14.04861
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Canary Islands
ProvinceLas Palmas
IslandFuerteventura
Government
 • MayorSalvador Delgado (CC)
Area
 • Total275.94 km2 (106.54 sq mi)
Elevation205 m (673 ft)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total14,791
 • Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+1 (CEST (GMT +1))
Postal code
35629
Area code(s)+34 (Spain) + 928 (Las Palmas)
Websitewww.tuineje.es

Tuineje is a town and a municipality in the southern part of the island of Fuerteventura in the Province of Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain. The population is 13,946 (2013),[3] and the area is 275.94 km².[1] The largest town in the municipality is Gran Tarajal, on the south coast.

History[edit]

Tuineje was the site of the two battles with an English privateer and the ship Grand Tarajal in 1740.[citation needed]

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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 2014-04-19 at the Wayback Machine, population