The village is situated at 618 meters above sea level and has 10.264 inhabitants (2014). The origin of Víznar is delivering the water of the Fountain of Aynadamar to the district Albaicin in Granada City. This goes back to the Zirí Dynasty (1013-1090). The growth of the population of Granada overwhelmed in its structural aspect and it had insufficient water supply, so they used the channel of water from Aynadamar to the Albaicin.
Much of the municipality of Víznar is located in the mountains and scrubland, and in a part of the Natural Park Sierra de Huétor. It has rugged terrain, hills and ravines. In the Sierra de Víznar you can find the Rock (1300 m), the Cueva del Agua, El Collado, the Glen of the Cradle, the Cueva del Gato, Puerto Lobo, the Fuente de la Teja, the Dehesa de Bolones.
Víznar (37°10′18″N 3°40′03″O)
Altitude: 618 meters
Population: 10.264 inhabitants (2014)
Distance to Granada: 13 km
Distance to the beach: 74 km
Distance to Airport Malaga: 130 km
Distance to Airport Granada: 11 km
Touristic level: low - medium - high
Authentic level: low - medium - high