Vélez de Benaudalla is a municipality in the province of Granada, Spain. According to the 2008 census (INE), the city has a population of 2,980 inhabitants.
Vélez de Benaudalla, Spain
|Municipality||Vélez de Benaudalla|
|• Total||79 km2 (31 sq mi)|
|Elevation||70 m (230 ft)|
|• Density||36/km2 (94/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
The municipality includes the hamlet of La Gorgoracha, about 5 km (3.1 mi) south of the municipal center, towards the town of Motril. The Spanish national highway Autovía A-44, a.k.a. European route E 902, has its southern terminus here. Originally a farming area during the 16th century, it is now populated with scattered structures that are used for sporadic stays on weekends or holidays.
- ^ Municipal Register of Spain 2018. National Statistics Institute.