Güímar

Güímar
Pyramid of Güímar
Pyramid of Güímar
Flag of Güímar
Flag
Coat of arms of Güímar
Coat of arms
Municipal location in Tenerife
Municipal location in Tenerife
Güímar is located in Tenerife
Güímar
Güímar
Location in Tenerife
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Güímar is located in Canary Islands
Güímar
Güímar
Güímar (Canary Islands)
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Güímar is located in Spain, Canary Islands
Güímar
Güímar
Güímar (Spain, Canary Islands)
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Coordinates: 28°18′54″N 16°24′36″W / 28.31500°N 16.41000°W / 28.31500; -16.41000Coordinates: 28°18′54″N 16°24′36″W / 28.31500°N 16.41000°W / 28.31500; -16.41000
Country  Spain
Autonomous Community  Canary Islands
Province Tenerife
Island Tenerife
Government
 • Mayor Carmen Luisa Castro Dorta (PP)
Area
 • Total 102.9 km2 (39.7 sq mi)
Elevation
( AMSL)
289 m (948 ft)
Population
 (2018) [1]
 • Total 19,739
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+0 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+1 (CEST (GMT +1))
Postal code
38500
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 922 (Tenerife)
Climate BSh
Website www.guimar.es

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.

Aloe vera cultivation in a greenhouse in Güímar

Climate

References

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ "Clima Güímar".

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