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Hello friends and colleagues, today I propose to begin a visit to a beautiful town in the Andalusian province of Malaga, this is the first picture, I hope you like it. Here are some letters on the town.
I dedicate to our friend Luis (Adramad) by his admiration for the place.

Frigiliana is a municipality in the province of Málaga, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. It is located in the region of Axarquia, the easternmost region of the province, and integrated into the judicial district of Torrox.
The villa has an area of ​​39.74 square kilometers, situated between the reliefs of the Sierra de Almijara and the Mediterranean Sea. On the southern slope of the mountain, 300 meters above sea level, is the village of Frigiliana.

The municipality limits the north with the municipality of Cómpeta; to the west, Torrox; and south and east, Nerja.
Frigiliana is accessible from Málaga Airport via the Mediterranean motorway towards Almeria, about 60 kilometers away.

Phoenician settlers left a necropolis of tumuli paleopúnica, the seventh century. C., in the early Cerrillo del Tejar, now known as the Mound of Shadows, which is preserved necropolis. Outside these places they have also appeared currencies of the Phoenician and Roman times. Since appearing in the Cerrillo del Tejar in 1965.

From the Roman presence probably comes the name of the people, since it is assumed that the word Frigiliana seems to come from the union of Frexinius (Roman character about whom nothing is known) and -ana together can mean the previous patronymic villa, farmhouse or place of Frexinius.
In the early years of the V century, the Roman Fort of Frigiliana was partially destroyed by vandals peoples.
It is likely that since that time, according to Pliny the Elder, extensive farming of Frigiliana was the vineyard. It has now been replaced by the cultivation of tropical fruits.

In 711, with the landing of Captain Tarik Berber in Gibraltar, the Muslim conquest of the peninsula began, leaving all this region under the power of Islam.
The Arabs introduced the transformation of agriculture construction of the hydraulic system of canals and reservoirs that are still preserved. Introduced new crops like sugar cane and variety of garden crops.
Completing the ninth century, the Moorish castle, which occupied an area of ​​about four thousand square meters, available water from the canal, which reached through a small aqueduct that had previously built for the military fortress rose . This important defense was destroyed by the Christian armies in 1569, after surrendering to the troops of Luis de Requesens, one of the last actions against the Moorish uprising, since it had gathered the fugitives of the Alpujarra and the region Velez. The Moors were sent to Extremadura, Zamora, etc. and Frigiliana was repopulated by Old Christians from Granada and Valencia fundamentally. Only some remains of the castle is its foundation and part of the ramp.

In 1982 he was placed on the walls of the Moorish quarter Twelve ceramic panels where the uprising of Muslims and the Battle of the Rock of Frigiliana is told.
Font. Wikipedia.

Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Model: NIKON D3100
Software: PhotoScape
Exposure Time: 10/16000 sec
F-Stop: f/7.1
ISO Speed Ratings: 400
Focal Length: 18 mm
Date Taken: 2015-03-27 11:35
Metering Mode: Center Weighted Average
File Size: 289 kb

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