Alcalá del Valle

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Alcalá del Valle
Municipality
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Flag of Alcalá del Valle
Flag
Coat of arms of Alcalá del Valle
Coat of arms
Municipal location in the Province of Cádiz
Municipal location in the Province of Cádiz
Alcalá del Valle is located in Andalusia
Alcalá del Valle
Alcalá del Valle
Location in Andalusia
Alcalá del Valle is located in Spain
Alcalá del Valle
Alcalá del Valle
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 36°54′N 5°10′W / 36.900°N 5.167°W / 36.900; -5.167Coordinates: 36°54′N 5°10′W / 36.900°N 5.167°W / 36.900; -5.167
Country  Spain
Autonomous community Andalusia
Province Cádiz
Comarca Sierra de Cádiz
Government
 • Alcalde Dolores Caballero Flores (IU)
Area
 • Total 46.89 km2 (18.10 sq mi)
Elevation 628 m (2,060 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 5,363
 • Density 110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym Alcalareño, ña
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 11693
Dialing code (+34) 956
Website alcaladelvalle.com

Alcalá del Valle is a city located in the province of Cádiz, Spain. According to the 2006 census, the city has a population of 5,355.

Geography limits[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop.   ±%  
1999 5,274 —    
2000 5,271 −0.1%
2001 5,292 +0.4%
2002 5,278 −0.3%
2003 5,329 +1.0%
2004 5,325 −0.1%
2005 5,355 +0.6%
Source: INE (Spain)

Monuments and sights[edit]

  • Iglesia de Santa María del Valle
  • Ermita del Cristo de la Misericordia
  • Grupo dolménico de la Dehesa del Tomillo
  • Cortijo de La Cacería
  • Fuente Grande
  • Monasterio de Caños Santos

Celebrations[edit]

  • Semana Santa
  • Romería de la Virgen del Valle
  • Romería de San Isidro Labrador
  • Feria y Fiestas de San Roque
  • Procesión de la Virgen del Valle
  • Carnavales

Economy[edit]

Flora and fauna[edit]

Griffon Vultures are very common in Alcalá del Valle

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