The village is situated at 557 meters above sea level and has 3.260 inhabitants (2014). The first data referring to this municipality belong to the Neolithic. This population chose the most fertile lands to settle. Subsequently, the town was inhabited by Turduli, Phoenicians, Carthaginians and Romans. Lacher, higher location and close to the river Genil, housed some of these villages; Lacen was the Phoenician, the Al-achar Muslim and Christian Láchar. Already in the Nasrid period reached great splendor, reflected in the frequent references to the wealth of their farmsteads. In the years that preceded the Conquest of Granada.
Lacher was strongly hit by the frequency of the battles occurred and the devastation of their fields in order to eliminate the main supply source of Granada. After the conquest and expulsion of the Moors, repopulation was performed with Castilian, Asturian and Galician. Since then its population has grown uninterruptedly until a slight regression in 1960-1981. To its municipality belongs also Peñuelas. In the center of the village is a castle situated that is in private hands and unfortunately can not be visited.
Altitude: 557 meters
Population: 3.260 inhabitants (2014)
Distance to Granada: 24 km
Distance to the beach: 62 km
Distance to Airport Malaga: 115 km
Distance to Airport Granada: 12 km
Touristic level: low - medium - high
Authentic level: low - medium - high