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Alcaucin borders with the province of Granada. The municipality is situated approximately 54 kilometers from the city of Málaga. The name was derived from al-kautín, the Arabic for "the arches." It has a population of approximately 1,600 residents. Natives of the town are called Alcaucineños and have the nickname of tiznaos.
The village of Alcaucín is situated between the mountains of the Sierra de Alhama and Sierra de Tejeda and neighbours with the village of Periana. The "Boquete de Zafarraya" is a mountain “ gap” really worth seeing.
The countryside is well worth seeing particularly in Spring and Autumn. The most common tree species are poplars, cedars, oaks, and cypress.Terebinth shrub species such as, gorse, jaguarzos, ivy thickets, and vines abound. Herbs such as thyme, rosemary, plamitos, torviscos, are plentiful.