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Tijarafe
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Autonomous region: Canary Islands
Province: Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Island: La Palma
Area: 53,76 km², some reads 54.2 km²
Population: 2,757 (2008)
Population density: 50.86/km²
Length of coastline 12.95 km
Elevation:
Lowest:
Centre:
Highest:

Atlantic Ocean
640 m
near Caldera de Taburiente (south)
Postal code: E-38780
Location: 28.6833/28°41' N lat.
17.933/17°56' W long.
Municipal code: E-38047
Car designation: TF
Mayor: Juan Manuel González Luis
(CC)

Tijarafe is a municipality in the Canary Islands in the province of Santa Cruz de La Palma. It is situated on the west-northwestern coast of the island of La Palma. Tijarafe is linked with the highway that encircles the whole island and is located west of Santa Cruz de La Palma and Southeast of the La Palma Airport.

The population is 2,757 (ISTAC, 2008), its density is 51.28/km² and the area is 54.2 km²/5,420 ha. The elevation is 640 m.

Farmlands dominate the western and the central parts as well as the coastline, forests dominate the eastern part as well as grasslands, mountains and the Caldera de Taburiente to the east. A giant valley formed with a volcanic eruption is situated to the south and southeast and are filled with forests. The majority of the population are rural.

This was the name that is now a municipality that was one of the twelve old areas where the Guanches used to settle before the Spanish conquest which are today's Tijarafe and the northern part of the historic Tijarafe is presently being Puntagorda.

The postcode is 38750.

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Historical population

Year Population Change Density
1991 2,195 - -
1996 2,658 - -
2001 2,730 - 50.55/km²
2002 2,765 - -
2003 2,687 - 49.98/km²
2004 2,666 - 49.19/km²
2008 2,757 - 51.28/km²

The population between 1991 and 2002 grew but after 2003, the population dropped slightly.

Other

Tijarafe has a few schools, a lyceum, a gymnasium, churches, a small beach, a small port, a post office and a few squares plazas.

External links

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See also

North: Puntagorda
West: Atlantic Ocean Tijarafe East: El Paso
South: Los Llanos de Aridane and Tazacorte

Tijarafe
Map
Statistics
Autonomous region: Canary Islands
Province: Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Island: La Palma
Area: 53,76 km², some reads 54.2 km²
Population: 2,768 (2009)
Population density: 51.49/km²
Length of coastline 12.95 km
Elevation:
Lowest:
Centre:
Highest:

Atlantic Ocean
640 m
near Caldera de Taburiente (south)
Postal code: E-38780
Location: 28.6833/28°41' N lat.
17.933/17°56' W long.
Municipal code: E-38047
Car designation: TF
Mayor: Juan Manuel González Luis
(CC)

Tijarafe is a municipality in the Canary Islands in the province of Santa Cruz de La Palma. It is situated on the west-northwestern coast of the island of La Palma. Tijarafe is linked with the highway that encircles the whole island and is located west of Santa Cruz de La Palma and northwest of the La Palma Airport.

The population is 2,768 (ISTAC, 2009), its density is 51.49/km² and the area is 54.2 km²/5,420 ha. The elevation is 640 m.

Farmlands dominate the western and the central parts as well as the coastline, forests dominate the eastern part as well as grasslands, mountains and the Caldera de Taburiente to the east. A giant valley formed with a volcanic eruption is situated to the south and southeast and are filled with forests. The majority of the population are rural.

This was the name that is now a municipality that was one of the twelve old areas where the Guanches used to settle before the Spanish conquest which are today's Tijarafe and the northern part of the historic Tijarafe is presently being Puntagorda.

The postcode is 38750.

Contents

Historical population

Year Population Change Density
1991 2,195 - -
1996 2,658 - -
2001 2,730 - 50.55/km²
2002 2,765 - -
2003 2,687 - 49.98/km²
2004 2,666 - 49.19/km²
2008 2,757 - 51.28/km²
2009 2,768 - 51.49/km²

The population grew between 1991 and 2002 and has remainded stable since then.

Other

Tijarafe has a few schools, a lyceum, a gymnasium, churches, a small beach, a small port, a post office and a few squares plazas.

External links

See also

North: Puntagorda
West: Atlantic Ocean Tijarafe East: El Paso
South: Los Llanos de Aridane and Tazacorte

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