Breña Baja

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Breña Baja
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La Palma municipio Breña Baja.svg
Breña Baja is locatit in Canary Islands
Breña Baja
Breña Baja
Location in Canary Islands
Coordinates: 28°38′N 17°46′W / 28.633°N 17.767°W / 28.633; -17.767Coordinates: 28°38′N 17°46′W / 28.633°N 17.767°W / 28.633; -17.767
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Canary Islands
Province Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Island La Palma
Area
 • Total14.2 km2 (5.5 sq mi)
Elevation300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
 (2013)[2]
 • Tot5,523
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)

Breña Baja (Spainyie for Lawer Breña) is a municipality on the eastren side o the island o La Palma, in the province o Santa Cruz de Tenerife, in the Canary Islands. The ayuntamiento (municipal office) is in the toun o San José wi a elevation o 300 m. Till the 17t hunderyear the aurie wis kent as Breña, but wis then dividit intae Breña Alta an Breña Baja.

La Palma's seicont lairgest resort, Los Cancajos, is on the coast. Pairt o La Palma Airport (umwhile Mazo Airport) is locatit in the municipality.

Subdiveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The municipality haes 8 subdiveesions, or "pairishes" (population figurs frae 2005):

  • San Antonio (1,128 persons)
  • San José (1,042 persons)
  • La Polvacera (672 persons)
  • Los Cancajos (467 persons)
  • Las Ledas (321 persons)
  • El Socorro (309 persons)
  • La Montaña (257 persons)
  • El Fuerte (159 persons)

Historical population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Population[3]
1900 1,816
1910 2,001
1920 1,859
1930 2,042
1940 2,364
1950 2,405
1960 2,505
1970 2,632
1980 3,363
1990 3,418
1991 3,354
1996 3,746
2001 3,621
2002 4,113
2003 4,187
2004 4,186
2005 4,355
2006 4,470
2007 4,708
2013 5,523
La Palma's Airport

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "SUPERFICIE, PERÍMETRO Y ALTITUD DE LOS MUNICIPIOS DE CANARIAS" (in Spanish). Instituto Canario de Estadística (ISTAC). 
  2. "Población en Canarias. La Palma. 1-1-2013" (in Spanish). Instituto Canario de Estadística (ISTAC). 
  3. "ISTAC "Instituto Canario de Estadistica"" (in Spanish). Retrieved 7 October 2008. 

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