Santiago del Teide
Santiago del Teide (first part Spanish meaning Saint Jacob) is a municipality in the southwestern part of the island of Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands, and part of the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Adeje is also a growing suburb of Tenerife Sur of South Tenerife and is the westernmost. It is located about 80 km SW of the island's capital, NW of Los Cristianos and Las Américas of Arona and about 30 km NW of Reina Sofia Airport.
The population is 10,523 (ISTAC, 2003), its density is 201.55/km² and the area is 52.21 km². The elevation is 925 m. Santiago del Teide is linked north of the TF1 superhighway, the TF38 which passes through the municipal seat and south of the TF2. Farmlands are in the valley areas to the west and east while forests and grasslands are situated to the east, the mountains cover the north forming a zig-zag on the higway to the northern part of the island and the east.
Its economy are business, tourism and agriculture until the 1990s, agriculture was the dominant industry in Santiago del Teide and rural formed the majority of the population.