568,000 in 2010. The people are called Malagueños.
Hot summers and mild winters. It has an average temperatures of 17 °C (62.6 °F) during the day and 7–8 °C (45–46 °F) at night in the period from December through February. Malaga has an average of 300 days of sunlight per year.
Malaga is located on the coast of Andalucia. It is 219 km from Sevilla and 136 km from Granada by road.
The principal industry of Malaga is tourism. Malaga airport is the largest and most visited airport in southern Spain. Most of the people who come to Malaga airport are on the way to holiday destinations on the costa del sol.
Most visitors to Malaga stay in the Costa del Sol rather than the city itself. The city does have some tourist attractions such as the Picasso Museum.
The painter Pablo Picasso and the actor Antonio Banderas were born in Malaga.