General information

Coín is the head city of the Guadalhorce Valley Region, it is located 36 kilometers southwest of the city of Malaga, and is located at an altitude of 210 meters above sea level. The average annual rainfall is 610 l/m2 and the average temperature is 17º C. Its municipal area, with an extension of 128.4 km2, is home to its almost 24,000 inhabitants, who are known as coineños or coínos.










Being located halfway between the Mediterranean Sea and the interior of Andalusia, it has geographical characteristics that give it a privileged situation.


The municipality of Coín extends from the notable height of the Sierra de Alpujata, one of the mountainous massifs that separate the interior of the province from the western coast, to the center of the Guadalhorce Valley region, in a descent without marked abruptness. orographic but not for this reason exempt from strong contrasts that are observed not only in the changing forms of the terrain, but also in the type of vegetation and crops.













Thus, while cork oaks and pine forests abound in the mountains, in the lower areas it is the orchards that dominate the landscape, and already close to the Rio Grande appear large expanses of citrus and even subtropical fruits.