|Municipality and town|
View of Atapuerca, 2009
Municipal location of Atapuerca in Burgos province
|Autonomous community||Castile and León|
|Comarca||Alfoz de Burgos|
|• Total||25 km2 (10 sq mi)|
|Elevation||953 m (3,127 ft)|
|• Density||8.1/km2 (21/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Atapuerca is a municipality and town located in the province of Burgos, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2005 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 195 inhabitants. It encompasses the Archaeological Site of Atapuerca. The small town plays host to an annual cross country running event—the Cross de Atapuerca—which attracts over 2000 runners each year.
The municipality of Atapuerca is made up of two towns: Atapuerca (seat or capital) and Olmos de Atapuerca.
- Spain's Bezabeh claims second at Cross de Atapuerca; Monteiro takes bronze in women's race. European Athletics (2009-11-08). European Athletic Association. Retrieved on 2009-11-16.
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