The village is situated at 641 meters above sea level and has 7.139 inhabitants (2014). The name Cúllar Vega is first mentioned in a letter from the XII century. The name is derived from the Arabic Qûllar which in turn seems to come from the Latin word "collum" which means high ground, suggesting that Cúllar starts its existence as a Roman villa.
In time the kingdom nasri the population was engaged in agriculture irrigation, The Arabs took the highest levels of refinement.
Cúllar Vega (37°09′11″N 3°40′14″O)
Altitude: 641 meters
Population: 7.139 inhabitants (2014)
Distance to Granada: 9 km
Distance to the beach: 66 km
Distance to Airport Malaga: 134 km
Distance to Airport Granada: 15 km
Touristic level: low - medium - high
Authentic level: low - medium - high