Region:Alpujarra Granadina - Autonomous region: Andalusia
Surface • Total 1140,11 km² - Population (2012) • Total 24 736 inhabitants
Populations (24): Almegíjar, Alpujarra de la Sierra, Bérchules, Bubión, Busquístar, Cádiar, Cañar, Capileira, Carataunas, Cástaras, Juviles, Lanjarón, Lobras, Murtas, Nevada, Orgiva, Pampaneira, Portugos, Soportújar, La Taha, Torvizcón, Trevélez, polecat and Ugíjar.
Geographic data: Bounded by the Granada regions of Guadix to North, the Vega of Granada to the Northwest, the Lecrin Valley to the West, and the coast of Granada to the South, as well as Western Almería to the East, and the Alpujarra of Almeria to the East, in the province of Almería.
Tourist interests: It is a region with significant protection as a historical heritage, having declared of Cultural interest two large areas of the same: the historical ensemble of the ravine of the Poqueira and the historic site of the Alpujarra middle and La Taha.
Agricultural production: The almond tree is, the most important species in the area, followed by the olive groves of olive oil.
Gastronomy: Crumbs Shepherd, chestnut stew, cooker hinojos, the Matanzas guisaíllo, garlic porridge quemao, of chestnut soup, caldo colorao and real cake, almond soup, chestnuts and hinojos, stew chicken in sauce, ribs with pumpkin and mushrooms and products derived from pork such as ham and the jerky.
Traditions: The making of fabrics, especially rugs.