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Axarquia - Andalucía

Population (31): Alcaucín, Alfarnate, Alfarnatejo, Algarrobo, Almáchar, Árchez, Arenas, Benamargosa, Benamocarra, El Borge, Canillas de Aceituno, Canillas de Albaida, Colmenar, Comares, Cómpeta, Cútar, Frigiliana, Iznate, Macharaviaya, Moclinejo, Nerja, Periana, Rincón de la Victoria, Riogordo, Salares, Sayalonga, Sedella, Torrox, Totalán, Vélez-Málaga and Viñuela.

Geographic data: Limits to the North with the region of Alhama, to the East with the Costa Tropical region, to the South by the Mediterranean Sea, to the West with Malaga, and to the Northwest with the counties Antequera and Nororma.

Tourist interests: The region is full of villages with narrow streets that take us to the past Andalusí, archaeological remains attest to its glorious past.

Nature tourism: The peak La Maroma is the highest point of the region, cross rivers, Vélez, Torrox, Algarrobo, Iznate, dry, Huit, Higuerón, scream, Almachar, cave, Benamargosa, Sabar, Alcaucín, Bermuza, Rubite, Maro, all are Andalusian Mediterranean basin, water supply is via the Viñuela reservoir. The Natural Park of the Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama and the Natural landscape of the cliffs of Maro-Cerro Gordo are located in this region.

Agricultural production: The most important crops are olive groves of olive oil, the vineyard's grapes to raisins, avocado and almond; among arable crops only tomato has any relevance.

Gastronomy: The dishes axarquica include the goat, fried with spices, the fried fish, the stew of hinojos, the splashback, ajoblanco and tripe with chickpeas.

Traditions: Easter.