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Diputación de Málaga
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    The chapel of Benamargosa’s cemetery is quite a simple kind of building. It was commissioned to be built by Doña María de Santiago in 1840 to bury her husband and herself.


    Built in the 16th century with an octagonal floor plan and with three naves and an adjoining tower. The chapel in the most outstanding feature on the inside as it is also octagonal in shape and it...

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    Benamargosa is the town that acts a kind of hinge between what is known as high and low Axarquia. There is little or no information as to its origins, however it is not difficult to see the Arabic...


    As far the name Benamargosa is concerned it is worth mentioning that it is Arabic in origin although its meaning has yet to be deciphered. Name of its inhabitants: It is worth saying that its...

English information of Benamargosa on the website of the Costa del Sol Tourist Board.

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Escudo de Benamargosa
Town Hall
Plaza del Ayuntamiento, 2, 29718 
Geographic Data
Surface 12 km2
Altitude 180 m
Latitude 36º 50'
Length -4º 11'
Distance to Málaga City 47 km
Population 1558
Men 802
Women 756
Nationality Benamargoseños