is a municipality in the northern part of the island of Gran Canaria, province of Las Palmas, Canary Islands.
Arucas is 9 km west of Las Palmas city. Its population is 36,852 (2013), and the area is 33.01 km². The GC-2 motorway passes north of the town. The Church of San Juan Bautista is the leading architectural and social monument in the municipality.