“I would sooner be a foreigner in Spain than in most countries. How easy it is to make friends in Spain!” ― George Orwell
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Mijas is a town and municipality in the province of Málaga, in Andalusia, southern Spain. It is a typically Andalusian white-washed village located at a mountain side about 450 m above mean sea level, in the heart of the Costa del Sol region. There are some local history museums and many souvenir shops, Mijas also has seven golf courses (with more under construction) including La Cala Resort, the biggest golf resort in Spain.
The economy of Mijas is primarily based on tourism, featuring local historical museums and many souvenir shops. The climate of Mijas, due to its proximity to the sea, enjoys semi-tropical temperatures with winter days being mostly warm/hot and agreeable, and days of hot/very hot weather from May until October. The months of July and August are very hot with temperatures at the end of July and early August hovering around 30˚C. Winter nights can be occasionally chilly but with only an occasional light frost. The rainfall is below 600 millimetres (24 inches) per year and occurs mainly between October and April. The town boasts some 2,920 hours of sunshine per year.
This post is part of the Our World Tuesday meme,
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