Where is El Burgo located
El Burgo is located 70km from Malaga capital with a population of 1.800 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 118,35km square.
The origin of the name of El Burgo
The origin of the name of the town is uncertain.
There are several theories:
- Some believe it comes from the Greek word “Purgos” which means tower.
- Another that comes from the Germanic etymology “Barugs”.
- El Burgo derives from the Arabic word “El Borch”, which is also equivalent to the word “tower”.
Denonym of the people of El Burgo
The inhabitants are called “burgueño or burgueña”.