The village of Yunquera occupies a privileged territory. It harbours pinsapo paradise, with the largest forest preserve and better the world, this town is nestled in the heart of the Sierra de las Nieves, south of the Iberian Peninsula and southwest of the province of Málaga, within the scope geographic called "Serrania de Ronda". The town is located at 680 meters above sea level and has a surface area of 58 km2.
Sierra de las Nieves is presented as a geographical unit and a natural paradise that is located in the central area of the province of Málaga, part of the mountainous border delimiting the nearby Costa del Sol, with the average distance from the region to Málaga, 57kilometres.
Sierra de las Nieves was declared with the figure of a Natural Park in 1989, for being a natural area not much transformed by human exploitation or occupation, which, because of the beauty of its landscapes, the representativeness of ecosystems or the uniqueness of their flora, fauna or geomorphological formations, have some ecological aesthetic, educational, scientific and conservation which deserve priority attention. In 1995, the Man and Biosphere (MAB) of UNESCO, declared a Biosphere Reserve to Sierra de las Nieves and their environment to promote sustainable development.
This reserve has harbored the largest number of pinsapos on the world. Pinsapos forest currently occupy a total of approximately 3,500 hectares of which nearly 3,000 are located in Sierra de las Nieves, which involves more than 85% of its range worldwide. Within the region, is Yunquera the village has wider extension, about 1000 hectares.
Este domingo podremos disfrutar de la actuación de la yunquerana Laura Ríos con la obra "Noches de acero".
Una obra que no debes perderte, domingo 24 de febrero a las 18horas en la Casa de la Cultura.
Programación de Carnaval 2013
During the 26th, 27th and 28th April, Yunquera held the Second Edition of Yunquera Guerrillera historical recreationt, an event that shows the visitor everything that happened in our area in the early nineteenth century, during the War of Independence in a environment that will transport you in time.