Panoramic view of Málaga from Gibralfaro
|Autonomous Community||Template:Country data Andalusia|
|Comarca||Málaga-Costa del Sol|
|Founded||8th century BC|
|• Body||City Council of Málaga|
|• Mayor||Francisco De La Torre Prados (PP)|
|• City||398 km2 (154 sq mi)|
|• Urban||827 km2 (319 sq mi)|
|Elevation||11 m (36 ft)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Calling code||+34 (Spain) 95 (Málaga)|
Malaga (Spanish: Málaga) is a Spanish city in Andalusia, Spain on the Mediterranean coast. The city has 560,000 people. There are more than 1,000,000 people in the surrounding area. It is the second biggest city in Andalusia after Sevilla, and the sixth biggest in Spain. The 20th century artist Pablo Picasso was born in Málaga.
Málaga is southernmost large city in Europe, it lies on the Costa del Sol (Coast of the Sun) of the Mediterranean, about 100 km (62.14 mi) east of the Strait of Gibraltar and about 130 km (80.78 mi) north of Africa. Málaga enjoys a subtropical–mediterranean climate. It has one of the warmest winters in Europe, with average temperatures of 17 °C (62.6 °F) during the day and 7–8 °C (45–46 °F) at night in the period from December through February.
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