Marbella is a ceety an municipality in soothren Spain, belangin tae the province o Málaga in the autonomous commonty o Andalusie. It is pairt o the region o the Costa del Sol an is the heidquarters o the Association of Municipalities o the same. It is the heid o the judicial destrict that bears its name an aw.

Banner o Marbella
Official seal of Marbella
Location o the municipality o Marbella
Location o the municipality o Marbella
Marbella is located in Andalusia
Location in Andalusia
Coordinates: 36°31′0″N 4°53′0″W / 36.51667°N 4.88333°W / 36.51667; -4.88333
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Andalusie
ComarcaCosta del Sol Occidental
 • TeepMayor-cooncil
 • BodiAyuntamiento de Marbella
 • MayorMaría Ángeles Muñoz Uriol (PP)
 • Total114.3 km2 (44.1 sq mi)
 • Laund114.3 km2 (44.1 sq mi)
 • Water0.00 km2 (0.00 sq mi)
 • Total138,662
 • Density1088/km2 (2,820/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)

Marbella is situatit on the Mediterranean Sea, atween Málaga an the Gibraltar Strait, in the foothills of the Sierra Blanca. The municipality covers an aurie o 117 km² crossed bi heich-gates on the coast, these are its main entrances.

In 2011 the population o the ceety wis 138,662 inhabitants, makkin it the seicont maist populous municipality in the province o Málaga an the aicht in Andalusie. It is ane o the maist important tourist ceeties o the Costa del Sol an throughoot maist o the year is an internaitional tourist attraction, due mainly tae its climate an tourist infrastructure. The ceety haes a significant airchaeological heritage an aw, mony museums an performance spaces, an a cultural calendar wi events rangin frae reggae concerts tae opera performances.

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