Albolote

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Albolote
Ceety
Banner o Albolote
Banner
Offeecial seal o Albolote
Seal
Location o Albolote
Location o Albolote
Coordinates: 37°13′50″N 3°39′25″W / 37.23056°N 3.65694°W / 37.23056; -3.65694
KintraSpain
ProvinceGranada
ComarcaVega de Granada
MunicipalityAlbolote
Aurie
 • Total79 km2 (31 sq mi)
Elevation
655 m (2,149 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Tot15,563
 • Density197.0/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Albolote is a ceety locatit in the province o Granada, Spain. Accordin tae Spain's Instituto Nacional de Estadística, the ceety haed a total population o 15,563 in 2005.

On 19 Apryle 1956, Albolote an the neebourin toun o Atarfe wur struck bi Spain's worst yirdquauk o the 20t century, a 5.0 MW temblor. Aboot a dozen fowk dee'd frae the yirdquauk an subsequent landslide, an mony biggins wur ruined.[1]

The Granada metro, scheduled tae open in 2014, will provide the toun wi a licht metro link tae central Granada.

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  1. "The earthquake of Atarfe-Albolote: 19th of April 1956". UGR.es. Retrieved 15 November 2012.

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