Spanish cities: Málaga

Málaga is a port city situated in the region of Andalusia which is the south part of Spain. The region of Andalusia has a population of 7 million people. Málagais the capital city of the Costa del Sol. It is situated between Marbella (which is 57km away) and Nerja (77km away) and it has the population of about 561,250 people. Málagahas a thriving tourist industry which welcomes an average of around 10 million tourists every year. This city is approximately 9m above sea level and has a varied climate, with the average minimum temperatures being around 8 degrees Celsius and the average maximum temperatures being about 38 degrees Celsius. The mean annual temperature being about 19 °C. It, like most of the rest of the south of Spain does not get much rain with the number of days it rains a month ranging form 0 to about 6 even in the winter. The relative humidity is quite moderate and ranges 68% to 79% making it never too uncomfortable. From about Málaga has its own international airport which is situated just 8km (only 5 miles) south west of the city. It is a very busy airport with hundreds of chartered flights. There are very cheap flights to Málaga from countries in Northern Europe, particularly the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands and Germany.

This area of Andalusia is known for having sun, sea, sand and mountains and this makes it on of the most visited area in Spain. Despite it so little rain Málaga still manages to have a lovely Pine forest as well as some rugged landscape and then of course there are the gorgeous beaches of the Costa del Sol. There is something for everyone in Málaga. This also means that the local people are quite friendly towards tourist.

While Malaga is a working fishing port it also continues to be very much a modern city which is attractive to many rural buyers. Property in Malaga is often a first choice when considering a property sale in Spain, because of its famous Costa del Sol resorts of Benalmadena, Fuengirola, Nerja, Marbella and Torremolinos. And not at last place, Malaga still has properties with low prices, but it is predictable that real estate investments will rise over the next years as many Europeans will seek retirement property in the best climate of Europe.

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