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PALACIO DE FERIAS Y CONGRESOS DE MALAGA
Avenida Ortega y Gasset, 201 29006 Malaga
(Bus Line 4 - center city)
city of Malaga
, bathed by the waters of the Mediterranean, lies in the south of Spain. Its long history dates back to the times of the earliest sailors and merchants who came to these shores from the Eastern Mediterranean some three thousand years ago. Ever since, Malaga has been an open, hospitable city with a clear vocation for commerce and travel.
With 554,000 inhabitants, Malaga is the capital of
the Costa del Sol
and the fifth most- populous city in Spain. Within Andalusia itself, it has consolidated its position as the economic capital of the region, while its strategic geographical location, in the south of Europe and close to North Africa, means that the city also enjoys the wealth of opportunities for economic and socio-cultural development generated by Spain’s international ties.
In addition, its privileged natural setting between the sea and the surrounding mountains ensures that Malaga boasts one of the most benevolent climates in all of Europe, with an average annual temperature ranging between a maximum of 22.8º C and a minimum of 13º C. As a result, Malaga and the Costa del Sol have become one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, attracting over eight million visitors each year.
is currently enjoying a significant boom which has seen it become one of the fastest growing cities in Spain in recent years.
One of the mainstays of economic development in Malaga is the
Technology Park, which specialises in innovative processes in the fields of business and industry, as well as enjoying close links with Malaga University.
Malaga also boasts a wealth of areas of great natural beauty, notably its coast, parks and gardens, not to mention a vast cultural heritage accumulated over 3,000 years of history that makes this provincial capital a unique location.
is also the ideal city in which to host all manner of major events thanks to its excellent facilities.