The village is situated at 910 meters above sea level and has 5490 inhabitants (2014). The village has a rich history. Remains were found from the Neolithic period; polished stone axes, carved bone awls, lacquers flint, several pottery, and human bones.
The origin of the municipality is predominantly Arab. Specifically, the term relates to Alfacar pottery. Due to its strategic location and the supply of drinking water to the city of Granada, it played an important role in the surrender of the city of Granada by Muslims. The village is famous for it´s bread that is sold in a lot of bakeries in the capital.
Altitude: 910 meters
Population: 5.490 (2014)
Distance to Granada: 9 km
Distance to the beach: 78 km
Distance to Airport Malaga: 142 km
Distance to Airport Granada: 23 km
Touristic level: low - medium - high
Authentic level: low - medium - high