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Tazacorte is located in Canary Islands
Location in Canary Islands
Coordinates: 28°38′30″N 17°56′0″W / 28.64167°N 17.93333°W / 28.64167; -17.93333Coordinates: 28°38′30″N 17°56′0″W / 28.64167°N 17.93333°W / 28.64167; -17.93333
Autonomous commontyCanary Islands
ProvinceSanta Cruz de Tenerife
IslandLa Palma
 • Total11.37 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
 • Total4,911
 • Density430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)

Tazacorte is a toun an a municipality on the island o La Palma, Province o Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. It is situatit near the coast, in the wastren pairt o the island. The population o the municipality is 4,911 (2013)[2] an the aurie is 11.37 km².[1] The average elevation is 60 m. Tazacorte is 2 km soothwast o Los Llanos de Aridane an 17 km wast o the island caipital Santa Cruz de La Palma. The inhabitants are kent as Bagañetes.

Fermlands, producin amaist exclusively bananas, occupee as hintle as 85% o the laund aurie o Tazacorte. The widespread uise, an occasional continued misuise, o insecticides haes led tae significant concern, as cancer rates for residents is heicher than naitional statistics.[3]

Historical population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Population
1991 6,502
1996 6,909
2001 5,062
2002 6,108
2003 6,107
2004 5,797
2013 4,911

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b Instituto Canario de Estadística, area
  2. a b Instituto Canario de Estadística Archived 2014-04-18 at the Wayback Machine, population
  3. G. López-Abente; M. Pollán; N. Aragonés; B. Pérez Gómez; V. Hernández Barrera; V. Lope; B. Suárez. "Situación del cáncer en España: incidencia" (in Spanish). Centro Nacional de Epidemiología. Archived frae the original on 3 Apryle 2007. Retrieved 22 August 2014.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)

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