Brabos

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Brabos, Spain

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Within Avila Province
Within Avila Province
Coordinates: 40°46′00″N 4°56′00″W / 40.7667°N 4.9333°W / 40.7667; -4.9333Coordinates: 40°46′00″N 4°56′00″W / 40.7667°N 4.9333°W / 40.7667; -4.9333
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile and León
Province Ávila
Municipality Brabos
Government
 • Mayoress Luzdivina Nieto Jiménez
Area
 • Total 18.35 km2 (7.08 sq mi)
Elevation 995 m (3,264 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 58
 • Density 3.4/km2 (9/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Website http://www.brabos.es/

Brabos is a municipality located in the province of Ávila, Castile and León, Spain. According to the 2006 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 62 inhabitants.

Monuments[edit]

  • Immaculate Conception Church
  • Shrines of Santa María del Cerro and San Miguel de Otero
  • Pensioners' home
  • Main Square
  • Fountain

Customs[edit]

  • During festivities (either national or local patron's festivities), neighbours gather to share food.
  • Climbing the holy hill to take part in mass and a later procession downhill, which is attended by neighbouring townsfolk.
  • Merrymaking at the constitution bridge.
  • During the last weekend in August or the first in September the whole town partakes in a big traditional celebration.

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