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Gáldar, Las Palmas

 

Gáldar, Las Palmas

Gáldar
Municipality

Gáldar

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Municipal location in Gran Canaria
Gáldar
Location in the Canary Islands
Coordinates:
Country Spain
Autonomous Community Canary Islands
Province Las Palmas
Island Gran Canaria
Government
 • Mayor Teodoro Claret Sosa Monzón
Area[1]
 • Total 61.59 km2 (23.78 sq mi)
Elevation(AMSL) 124 m (407 ft)
Population (2013)[2]
 • Total 24,227
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (GMT +1) (UTC+1)
Postal code 35460
Area code(s) +34 (Spain) + 928 (Las Palmas)
Website www.galdar.es

Gáldar is a town and a municipality in the north of the island of Gran Canaria in the Province of Las Palmas in the Canary Islands. Its population is 24,227 (2013),[2] and the area is 61.59 km².[1]

The town Gáldar is situated at the foot of the mountains, 2 km from the coast and 21 km west of Las Palmas. The GC-2 motorway passes south of the town. The municipality includes the settlements Puerto de Sardina, San Isidro, Los Quintanas, Barrial and Marmolejos.

Historical population

Year Population
1991 20,656
1996 21,704
2001 22,154
2002 22,677
2003 22,763
2004 22,922
2011 24,361
2013 24,227

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Instituto Canario de Estadística, area
  2. ^ a b Instituto Canario de Estadística, population

External links

  • www.galdar.es
  • La Cueva Pintada (The Painted Cave Museum and Archaeological Park)
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