Malaga

INTRODUCTION:

Málaga is a large city located in the region of Andalusia on the Mediterranean Coast of Costa del Sol. The total population of the city is more than five hundred and fifty thousand with more than 90% of the people residing in the main city.

The metropolitan area of Malaga is on number five on the Spanish rankings.

GEOGRAPHICAL WHEREABOUTS AND WEATHER:

The land of Malaga has mountainous terrain all around it and lies on the foothill of Axarquía near the rivers by the name of River Guadalhorce and River Guadalmedina. Both these rivers terminate into the Mediterranean Sea on each side of the city. The temperature of the region remains moderate throughout the year and the skies are mostly clear and sunny. The outer city comprises of the harbor while the inner city lies behind it. The center of the city is surrounded by the quarters of La Trinidad, El Perchel and Lagunillas.

ECONOMIC SITUTATION:

The main economic bone of the city is formed by agriculture and tourism. The favorable temperature and the historic monuments facilitate the insurgence of tourists all year round.

FESTIVITIES IN THE REGION:

The famous festivals happening in the city are the Feria de Málaga and the Holy Week. The people called Malaguenos celebrate the Malaga Fair in the month of August with many locals as well as foreign tourists taking part in the festivities. In the festival the entire city is re decorated and each street represents some part of Spain’s history and heritage. The visuals are enhanced by Flamenco shows and wines making this a grand celebration every year. choose the hottest month of the year, August, to celebrate the Feria de Malaga with not only the locals, but in addition to the thousands of tourists who come to see the spectacular sight. The event starts in the day and continues through the night with music and dancing comprising the daytime celebrations and club and rides enriching the nights. The Palacia de Feria is the place for festivities during the night.

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