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