is a Canarian municipality in the central and the eastern portion of the island of Fuerteventura
in the Las Palmas
province in the Canary Islands
The population is 11,261 (ISTAC
), its density is 40.81/km² and the area is 275.94 km². It is located a main highway linking Antigua and Pájara. The main industry are agriculture and tourism. The Atlantic Ocean
is to the south and east, the mountains covers the north and west. Farmlands dominate the rest of the municipality.
- Latitude: 28.31667 (28°19') N
- Longitude: 14.05 (14°3') W
- Lowest: Atlantic Ocean
- Centre: 205 m
- Highest: central part
- Postal code: 35628
Tuineje was the site of the two battles near Tuineje which was fought by the English privateer with the ship named Grand Tarajal in 1740.
Tuineje has schools, lyceums, gymnasia, churches, beaches, a post office, and a square (plaza).
- Map and aerial photos
|| North: Antigua
| West: Pájara |
|| East: Antigua and the Atlantic Ocean
|| South: Atlantic Ocean