Alcaudete

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Alcaudete
city
Skyline of Alcaudete
Official seal of Alcaudete
Seal
Alcaudete is located in Spain
Alcaudete
Alcaudete
Location in Spain.
Coordinates: 37°35′N 4°06′W / 37.583°N 4.100°W / 37.583; -4.100
Country Spain
Province Jaén
Comarca Sierra Sur de Jaén
Government
 • Mayor Valeriano Martín Cano
Area
 • Total 238 km2 (92 sq mi)
Elevation 676 m (2,218 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 11,135
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym Alcaudetenses
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website Official website

Alcaudete is a city located in the province of Jaén, southern Spain.

It is home to a 12th-14th Moorish castle, located on the top of the hill commanding the town. Other sights include the Santa María la Mayor (15th century).

Twin towns[edit]