Neighborhood of La Candelaria

Neighborhood of La Candelaria

Photo taken from El Tiempo

Barrio de Nuestra Senora de La Candelaria or simply Barrio de La Candelaria is a neighborhood in the municipality of San Cristóbal de La Laguna , on the island of Tenerife ( Canary Islands , Spain ). It reaches a maximum altitude of 300 msnm and distant to 4 km of the urban helmet of San Cristóbal de La Laguna.

It constitutes a sector of the entity of population known as La Cuesta , located in the southern fringe of the municipality. The neighborhood has been expanding longitudinally towards the margins of the TF-180 road that connects the urban centers of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and San Cristóbal de La Laguna, on the one hand, and towards the north sector until reaching the Santos ravine, other.

Formerly it was called El Becerril because most of the land on which it currently sits belonged to an owner whose name gave name to this sector of the municipality. 1 The 18 of July of 1948 the renaming of El Becerril to "Barrio de Nuestra Señora de La Candelaria" occurs 2 3 after donation by a resident of an image of the virgin .

Taken from Wikipedia