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Frigiliana
Municipality

Coat of arms
Frigiliana is located in Spain
Frigiliana
Frigiliana
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 36°47′N 3°54′W / 36.783°N 3.900°W / 36.783; -3.900
Kintra Spain Spain
Autonomous commonty Andalusie Andalusie
Province Málaga
Comarca Axarquía - Costa del Sol
Government
 • Mayor Javier López Ruiz
Area
 • Total 41 km2 (16 sq mi)
Elevation 320 m (1,050 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 3,071
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym Frigilianenses, Aguanosos
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Frigiliana is a toun an municipality in the province o Málaga, pairt o the autonomous commonty o Andalusie in soothren Spain. The municipality is situatit approximately 71 kilometres east o Málaga, the provincial caipital, an approximately 6 kilometers north o Nerja. It is locatit in the comarca o La Axarquía, the eastmaist region o the province, an integratit intae the judicial destrict o Torrox.[1]

Moorish-Mudéjar destrict[eedit | eedit soorce]

This is the auld destrict inhabitit bi the Moors afore an efter the Reconquista. Its name Mudéjar is uised tae describe the airchitectural style uised bi Arab craftsmen wirkin in Christian territory. The quairter is made up o steep cobbled alleyweys windin past white hooses resplendent wi flouers.

Cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

For fower days at the end o August each year, Frigiliana hosts the Festival o the Three Culturs (Festival de las Tres Culturas), celebratin the region's historic confluence an co-existence o Christian, Muslim an Jewish tradeetions.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Torrox, partido judicial nº9 de Málaga". Consejo General Procuradores de España. Retrieved 1 June 2012. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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