Los Toscanos

Toscanos (in Spanish Cortijo de Los Toscanos) is the name of an Andalusian cortijo near Vélez-Málaga in southern Spain,[1] and was the location of an early Phoenician settlement.[2][3][4][5][6]

Toscanos
Shown within Spain
LocationVélez, Spain
RegionAndalusia
Coordinates36°44′27″N 4°6′59″W
Part ofPhoenician colonies
History
Founded8th century BC
Satellite ofPhoenicia, Carthage

The Phoenician name of the settlement is unknown. The modern toponym of Toscanos is due to Italian migrants who arrived in the area in the 18th century during the reign of Charles III.[1]