Sedella 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 54 kilometres from the provincial capital of Málaga, 23 from Vélez-Málaga and 8 from Canillas de Aceituno. The Sierras of Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama Natural Park is just north of the village.

View of Sedella
View of Sedella
Escudo de Sedella.svg
Autonomous communityAndalusia
 • Total31.62 km2 (12.21 sq mi)
646 m (2,119 ft)
 • Total606
 • Density19/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Sedella has a population of approximately 500 residents. The natives are called Sedellanos. The Patron Saint is St Andrew the Apostle. The village church has a bell tower dating back to Moorish time. Other signs of Moorish origin can also be found in one of the last bastions of the Moors. Sedella is also the Center for the Nature Park of Sierra Tejeda and Almijara with a Visitor Centre. The annual summer fiesta is in honour of the Virgin Mary of Esperanza (Hope).


  1. ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.

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Coordinates: 36°51′00″N 4°01′59″W / 36.850°N 4.033°W / 36.850; -4.033