Ademuz

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Ademuz
Municipality
Ademuz
Panoramic view
Panoramic view
Coat of arms of Ademuz
Coat of arms
Ademuz is located in Spain
Ademuz
Ademuz
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 40°4′N 1°17′W / 40.067°N 1.283°W / 40.067; -1.283Coordinates: 40°4′N 1°17′W / 40.067°N 1.283°W / 40.067; -1.283
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Valencian Community
Province Valencia
Comarca Rincón de Ademuz (Racó d'Ademús)
Judicial district Liria
Government
 • Alcalde Fernando Soriano Antón (2007) (PSPV-PSOE)
Area
 • Total 100.4 km2 (38.8 sq mi)
Elevation 660 m (2,170 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 1,286
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Demonym Ademucero/-a[1]
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 46140
Official language(s) Spanish
Website Official website

Ademuz is a municipality in the comarca of Rincón de Ademuz in the Valencian Community, Spain. The name in Valencian is Ademús, but the local language is Spanish, not Valencian.

History[edit]

The Muslim fortress of Al-Dāmūs was conquered by the troops of Peter II of Aragon in 1210, with the help of the Knights of Malta and of the Templars.

Geography[edit]

Ademuz is situated in the middle of the Rincón de Ademuz, a Spanish comarca belonging to Valencian Community representing an exclave situated between the territories of the provinces of Cuenca (Castile-La Mancha) and Teruel (Aragon). The town counts three pedanías (civil parishes): Mas del Olmo, Segsa and Val de la Sabina.

Demography[edit]

As of the 2008 census of INE, the population of Ademuz was 1,269.[2]

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External links[edit]

Media related to Ademuz at Wikimedia Commons