- Alpandeire, Spain
Infobox City | official_name = Alpandeire, Spain | nickname =
map_caption = Location of Alpandeire
subdivision_type = Municipality | subdivision_name = Alpandeire | leader_title =
Mayor| leader_name = Raquel Mena Medinilla, IU| area_magnitude = 1 E9 | area_total_km2 = 31| area_land_km2 = 31| area_water_km2 = 0.00 | population_as_of = 2005 | population_note =
population_total = 291| population_density_km2 = 9.04 | timezone = CET | utc_offset = +1 | timezone_DST = CEST | utc_offset_DST = +2 | latitude = 36° 38' N
longitude = 5° 12' O | website = http://www.juntadeandalucia.es/iea/sima/htm/sm29014.htm Alpandeire: Junta de Andalucía/ | footnotes = |
Alpandeire is a Spanish
municipalityand village located in the Rondaarea, near the peak of Jarestepar, (1,421 metres high), and surrounded by rugged and beautiful scenery. Numerous streams run through its territory. The municipality belongs to Málaga province, in the autonomous communityof Andalusia. Its geographic coordinates are: latitude: 36° 37' 60N, longitude: 5° 12' 0W, altitude: 763 msl.
In Moorish times, Alpandeire was a
fortbuilt by the Saracensafter the battle of Guadalete. It is believed that there were human settlements in Alpandeire in pre-historictimes, since burial grounds discovered in the area point right to the Iron and Bronze ages.
1815Alpandeire obtained the title of Villazgo as an award by Fernando VIIfor the stubborn resistance of its population during the French occupation.
The "Virgen del Rosario" is the traditional
patron saintof Alpandeire.
The municipality has a population of 291 (male: 144, female: 147), an area of 31 km² and a population density of 9.04. Six (5%) of the Alpandeire residents are foreigners.
mayorof Alpandeire was Ms. Raquel Mena Medinilla, of the coalitionIzquierda Unida- Los Verdes - Convocatoria por Andalucía prior to the municipal elections of May 2007. This coalition had three councillors in the town's ayuntamiento, while the Partido Socialista Obrero Español had three, and the Partido Popular had one. The current mayor came into office in June 2007 and is from the PSOE.
2004Spanish General Electionthe ruling Partido Socialista Obrero Español got 54.3% of the vote in Alpandeire, the Partido Popular got 25.3%, Izquierda Unida got 14.0%, and the Partido Andalucista got 3.8%.
Fray Leopoldo de Alpandeire
* [http://www.fallingrain.com/world/SP/51/Alpandeire.html Map, weather of Alpandeire, Spain]
* [http://www.alpandeire.net/ Alpandeire Web]
* [http://local.google.com/local?f=q&hl=en&q=Alpandeire,+Spain&ie=UTF8&z=14&ll=36.634107,-5.20302&spn=0.035953,0.073557&t=k&om=1 Aerial view of Alpandeire, Málaga, Spain. (Google maps)]
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