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Tías, Las Palmas

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Country  Spain
Demonym(s)  Tienses
Postal code  35572
Area  64.61 km²
Population  19,658 (2014)
Local time  Monday 9:45 PM
Autonomous community  Canary Islands
Time zone  WET (UTC±0)
Website  Official website
Elevation  200 m
Province  Province of Las Palmas
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Weather  16°C, Wind NE at 23 km/h, 75% Humidity

Tías is a town and a municipality in the southern part of the island of Lanzarote, province of Las Palmas, autonomous community of the Canary Islands, Spain. The town Tías is situated 4 km from the south coast and 10 km west of the island capital Arrecife.


Map of T%C3%ADas, Las Palmas, Spain

Lanzarote's largest tourist resort, Puerto del Carmen, is entirely in the municipality of Tías, and was the location of the first hotels ever built on the island. Other settlements in the municipality are Mácher, La Asomada, Conil, Masdache.

Notable residents

The town of Tías is or has been home to:

  • José Saramago († 2010), Portuguese writer, playwright and journalist, Nobel Prize for Literature 1998
  • Alberto Vazquez-Figueroa, Spanish writer and novelist
  • Helen Lindes, Spanish model, Miss Spain 2000 and runner-up to Miss Universe 2000
  • Guillermina Fernández Díaz, born June 1902, the oldest Canary Island resident
  • Sister towns

  • Adeje, Spain
  • Azinhaga, Portugal (birthplace of José Saramago)
  • Castril, Spain
  • Llanes, Spain
  • References

    Tías, Las Palmas Wikipedia

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