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Alpujarra Almeriense

Alpujarra Almeriense


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Alpujarra Almeriense within Andalusia

Coordinates: 36°57′0″N 2°34′0″W / 36.95000°N 2.56667°W / 36.95000; -2.56667Coordinates: 36°57′0″N 2°34′0″W / 36.95000°N 2.56667°W / 36.95000; -2.56667

Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Andalusia
Province Almería
Seat Alhama de Almería
Subdivision 22 municipalities
 • Total 818 km2 (316 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 16,056
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Demonym Alpujarreños
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Largest municipality Alhama de Almería

Alpujarra Almeriense is a Spanish comarca in the Province of Almería, Andalusia. Along with Alpujarra Granadina, is part of the Andalusian region of the Alpujarras.


Located in the east of Alpujarra, it borders with the comarcas of Filabres-Tabernas, Almería (metropolitan comarca), Poniente Almeriense, and with the Granadian ones of Accitania (Guadix) and Alpujarra Granadina.


The comarca is divided into 22 municipalities (municipios):[1] (Population -2005- shown under bracket):

See also


External links

  • Las Alpujarras tourist information portal
  • (Spanish) History, pictures and infos about the Alpujarras
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