The village is situated at 741 meters above sea level and has 7943 inhabitants (2014). The origin of Cenes de la Vega as town is dated in 1572, as recorded in the municipal archives. However, it already existed in the Arab period, but its inhabitants only moved there at the time of breeding silk and lived in Granada the rest of the year. Also graves have been found on land Moorish del Barrio de Venta, which have appeared crocks.
From the second half of the twentieth century there is an increase of population, receiving people from other parts of the province and it became for many a commuter town. It is the only village that is integrated in the public city transport of Granada.
Cenes de la Vega (37°09′34″N 3°32′19″O)
Altitude: 741 meters
Population: 7.943 inhabitants (2014)
Distance to Granada: 5 km
Distance to the beach: 69 km
Distance to Airport Malaga: 147 km
Distance to Airport Granada: 28 km
Touristic level: low - medium - high
Authentic level: low - medium - high