The village is located 895 meters above sea level and has 524 inhabitants (2013). The town of Lújar is located in the center region of the Costa Tropical, Sierra de Lújar. It is protected by the Special Plan for Protection of the Physical Environment of the province of Granada and the area was declared Complex of Environmental Interest. In the mountain range are living a variety of species of animals, especially birds of prey, partridges and blackbirds, some endangered, in a unique setting forest oaks, among other varieties. It has several marked trails.
Its urban maze of narrow streets and the structure of their homes with classic tinao or small portal is a heritage of the Islamic period.
The town suffered depopulation as a result of the Reconquest was partially resolved several decades later. In the eighteenth century experienced a development in growing grapes and mining led by a new colonization. Besides the town of Lújar there are some annexes: Los Carlos, Los Garcia, La Venta de Lújar and Playa Cambriles.
Lújar (36°47′16″N 3°24′10″O)
Altitude: 895 meters
Population: 524 (2013)
Distance to Granada: 98 km
Distance to the beach: 13 km
Distance to Airport Malaga: 162 km
Distance to Airport Granada: 130 km
Touristic level: low - medium - high
Authentic level: low -medium - high