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La Palma municipio Tijarafe.svg
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Coordinates: 28°42′40″N 17°57′20″W / 28.71111°N 17.95556°W / 28.71111; -17.95556Coordinates: 28°42′40″N 17°57′20″W / 28.71111°N 17.95556°W / 28.71111; -17.95556
Autonomous commontyCanary Islands
ProvinceSanta Cruz de Tenerife
IslandLa Palma
 • Total53.76 km2 (20.76 sq mi)
 • Total2,776
 • Density52/km2 (130/sq mi)

Tijarafe is a toun an a municipality on the island o La Palma, Province o Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. It is situatit in the northwastren pairt o the island. The population of the municipality is 2,776 (2013)[2] an the aurie is 53.76 km².[1] Tijarafe is 7 km northwast o Los Llanos de Aridane an 19 km wast o the island caipital Santa Cruz de La Palma.

The eastren border o the municipality is shapit bi the crater rim o the Caldera de Taburiente an its ootflow, the Barranco de las Angustias.

Tijarafe wis the name o ane o the twal auld auries whaur the Guanches uised tae settle afore the Spainyie conquest. It correspondit wi the present municipalities Tijarafe an Puntagorda.

Historical population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Population
1991 2,195
1996 2,658
2001 2,730
2002 2,765
2003 2,687
2004 2,666
2008 2,757
2009 2,768
2013 2,776

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