Cómpeta


Cómpeta
Cómpeta
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Cómpeta is located in Spain
Cómpeta
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 36°50′N 3°59′W / 36.833°N 3.983°W / 36.833; -3.983
Country Spain Spain
Autonomous community Andalusia Andalucía
Province Málaga Province
Comarca Axarquía-Costa del Sol
Area
 - Total 54.7 km2 (21.1 sq mi)
Elevation 636 m (2,087 ft)
Population
 - Total 3,600
 - Density 65.8/km2 (170.5/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 29754
Area code(s) (+34) 952
Website http://www.competa.es/

Cómpeta is a town and municipality in the province of Málaga, part of the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. The municipality is situated approximately 28 kilometres from Vélez-Málaga and 52 kilometres from Málaga the provincial capital. It is situated in the foothills of La Maroma, the highest peak of the Sierra Tejeda.

Cómpeta has a population of approximately 4,000 residents and the natives are called competeños. Cómpeta residents are diverse in both culture and nationality, with many residents originating from other countries across Europe such as the UK; and other Northern European countries including Germany, Denmark, The Netherlands and Norway.

Cómpeta's patron saint is San Sebastian. During the last weekend in July, Cómpeta celebrates it's patron saint by holding a fair.

On the 15th August of every year (Assumption Day), Cómpeta celebrates the 'Noche del Vino' ('night of the wine'), which is a festival declared of tourist interest by official government decree ('Declaración de Interés Turístico National de Andalucia').

Competa in Spain is situated 638 meters above sea level, 18 km from the coast and 49 km to the east of Malaga , in the heart of the Axarquia, Costa del Sol. It takes approximately one hour to reach the village from Malaga Airport along the coastal motorway and then inland via the well maintained mountain road.

Here is a site describing Competa and the small villages near Competa, Competa and the surroundings villages

Coordinates: 36°50′N 3°59′W / 36.833°N 3.983°W / 36.833; -3.983



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