Benamocarra Village Town Malaga


Benamocarra, a white village overlooking the valley of the Velez river surrounded by a landscape of almond and olive trees.

Where is Benamocarra located

Benamocarra is located 35km from Malaga capital with a population of 3.011 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 6km square.

Origin of the name Benamocarra

The name Benamocarra comes from the Arabic where “Ben-” means “son” and Mocarra is a name, therefore “Son of Mocarra“.

Denonym of the people of Benamocarra

The inhabitants are called “benamocarreño or benamocarreña”. Or also “mocarreño or mocarreña“.

Monuments and places of interest in Benamocarra 

  • Church of Santa Ana
  • House-Mill de Concha Collantes
  • Fountain de los caños
  • Hermitage of San Isidro Labrador
  • Monumento en homage of Eduardo Ocón

For more information about Benamocarra Village: visit the City Council page