Bullas (Spanish: [ˈbuʎas]) is a municipality and town in the Region of Murcia, southeast Spain, located 53 km from the provincial capital, Murcia. it is the highest municipality in the Region of Murcia after Moratalla.

Bullas
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Flag of Bullas
Coat of arms of Bullas
Location in Murcia
Location in Murcia
Bullas is located in Murcia
Bullas
Bullas
Location in Murcia
Bullas is located in Spain
Bullas
Bullas
Location in Spain
Coordinates: Coordinates: 38°2′59″N 1°40′14″W / 38.04972°N 1.67056°W / 38.04972; -1.67056
Country Spain
Autonomous community Murcia
Province Murcia
ComarcaNoroeste
Judicial districtMula
Government
 • MayorMaría Dolores Muñoz Valverde (PSOE)
Area
 • Total82.2 km2 (31.7 sq mi)
Elevation
650 m (2,130 ft)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total11,547
 • Density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bullenses or Bulleros
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
30180
WebsiteOfficial website

The surrounding area is noted for the production of wine.

GeographyEdit

The River Mula traverses the municipality from west to east. Part of two streams occur in the northwestern quarter from south to north. There are also two streams and two ramblas (usually dry water beds with water course during rainy periods) in the southern half of the municipality.[2]

EconomyEdit

57.7% of the territory is used for land crops.[3] The most widely grown product by far is almonds although apricots, olives and grapes are also widely grown.[4] 13.94% agreements were written for jobs in the agriculture sector in 2019 and 18.24% workers were hired as agriculture labourers in the first half of 2016. 36.02% agreements were written for jobs in the industry sector and 41.43% workers were hired as fabrication labourers.[5]

FacilitiesEdit

HealthcareEdit

There is a consultorio (primary care centre with the fewest functions) and a centro de salud (primary care centre).[6]

EducationEdit

The main town hosts two early childhood and primary education centres (CEIP) and one secondary education centre (IES). Another early childhood and primary education centre can also be found in La Copa.[7]

Twin townsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.
  2. ^ "Montes catalogados de Bullas". Murcianatural (in Spanish). Retrieved 2020-11-16.
  3. ^ "CREM - Datos Municipales Bullas - 1. Evolución de la distribución general de la tierra". Portal Estadístico de la Región de Murcia - CREM (in Spanish). Retrieved 2020-11-16.
  4. ^ "CREM - Datos Municipales Bullas - 3. Evolución de la superficie dedicada a cada grupo de cultivo". Portal Estadístico de la Región de Murcia - CREM. Retrieved 2020-11-16.
  5. ^ "CREM - Datos Municipales Bullas - 5. Evolución de los contratos de trabajo registrados según sector de la actividad económica". Portal Estadístico de la Región de Murcia - CREM. Retrieved 2020-11-16.
  6. ^ "MurciaSalud, el portal sanitario de la Región de Murcia. Centros Sanitarios". Retrieved 2020-11-16.
  7. ^ "Listado de centros".

Official website

External linksEdit

  • (in Spanish)
  • community information for Bullas town
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