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Pyramid of Güímar
Municipal location in Tenerife
|Autonomous Community||Canary Islands|
|• Mayor||Carmen Luisa Castro Dorta (PP)|
|• Total||102.9 km2 (39.7 sq mi)|
|289 m (948 ft)|
|• Density||190/km2 (500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+1 (CEST (GMT +1))|
|Area code(s)||+34 (Spain) + 922 (Tenerife)|
Güímar (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈgwimaɾ]) is the name of a municipality, town and valley in the eastern part of the Spanish island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands, and part of Santa Cruz de Tenerife (province). The municipality extends for 102.9 square kilometers from the mountainous interior to the beaches on the Atlantic, and borders the municipalities of La Orotava, Arafo and Fasnia. Its estimated population is 18,589 (2013). The TF-1 motorway passes through the municipality.
The municipality is famous for its Guanche pyramids. It is also the location of the barranco de Badajoz. A portion of its volcanic landscape has been set aside as the Nature reserve of Malpaís of Güímar, its highest point being Montaña Grande.
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