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Malaga is one of the desirable places to live in Spain, among the Spanish as well as citizens from throughout Europe, according to official data from the National Institute of Statistics (INE). The number of people who move to Malaga has been steadily growing each year for decades, as has the number of properties being bought and sold there. There are always more people moving to than moving away from Malaga, both nationally and internationally. What is so special about Malaga?

The Costa del Sol is famous around the world for its climate. Few places in the world can boast an average temperature of 18.5 degrees, 2,815 hours of sunshine a year and up to 161 kilometres of coastline to enjoy the sun and sand. Malaga is the sixth largest city in Spain in terms of the number of inhabitants, and the only city with more than half a million people that is not a regional capital. It usually tops quality of life surveys, and not only because of the weather here. The people of Malaga are open, extrovert and welcoming, which makes visitors feel at home. In addition, the city offers history and culture in equal measure.

Malaga’s social and cultural life revolves around its historic centre, which is home to an impressive Renaissance Cathedral that houses important Spanish works of art by Pedro de Mena, Alonso Cano and César Arbasia. The city, the result of and testimony to numerous cultures from the Phoenician era onwards, is now home to some of the country’s most important museums, with prestigious centres such as the Picasso Museum, the Centre Pompidou Malaga, the Collection of the Russian Museum of St. Petersburg, the Centre for Contemporary Art, and the Museum of Malaga, among others.

Malaga is a cosmopolitan city that has, nonetheless, managed to preserve its heritage. The best examples are to be found in its Carnival, the August Fair and, of course, its unique Holy Week or Easter festivities, a celebration stretching back more than five centuries, which course through the city’s veins all year round thanks to the fifty or so religious guilds or brotherhoods that exist here.