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Alhaurín el Grande, is a city located, on the northern slopes of the Sierra de Mijas, Malaga province, passing through here: Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Visigoths and Arabs - The Greeks abandoned their methods of cultivating land, olive trees and vines; the Romans gave it the name of Lauro Nova, a place blessed by the gods: fertile and with valuable mineral deposits - The Moors gave it the name Alhaurín, which means "Garden of God", and linked the city to a second to which they gave it the same name, the two now known as Alhaurín el Grande and Alhaurín de la Torre - video from the site at -

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