Montecorto one of the last towns to be created in the province but at the same time millenary dating back to the Neolithic period.
Where is Montecorto located
Montecorto is located 122km from Malaga capital with a population of 539 inhabitants. The municipal term has a dimension of almost 48,05km square.
Denonym of the people of Montecorto
The inhabitants are called “Montecorteño or Montecorteña“.
Curiosities of Montecorto
- It is the 102nd town to be formed in the province of Malaga after separating from Ronda in 2014.
Monuments and places of interest in Montecorto
- Church of Nuestra Señora del Carmen: The first temple of worship in the village was built at the beginning of the 16th century in the current Plaza Emita, which was demolished after several reforms in the 50s of the 20th century. Between 1958 and 1959 a new church was built in Plaza Federico García Lorca but it disappeared in 1963 due to heavy rains affecting the foundations of the building. After several difficult attempts, the church was built where it currently stands. It was inaugurated on July 16, 2002, the day of the patron saint of the town: La Virgen del Carmen.
- Ruins of Acinipo
- Acequia Benito
- Fountain of the Dolmen: Located on Plaza Pablo Ruiz Picasso there is one of the most peculiar fountains in the province, built in 2006 to commemorate the history of the village and represent the importance of the area in the Neolithic period and the abundance of water.
- Dolmen El Chopo
- Nasrid Border Viewpoint
- Fountain de Arriba